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bpv_658417 - VESPASIAN Tétradrachme syro-phénicien

VESPASIAN Tétradrachme syro-phénicien XF
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Type : Tétradrachme syro-phénicien
Date: an 4
Mint name / Town : Antioche, Syrie, Séleucie et Piérie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 24,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 14,94 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré avec le grènetis visible au droit, à l’usure régulière. Patine grise superficielle
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Obverse description : Tête laurée de Vespasien à droite (O*).
Obverse legend : AUTOKRAT KAISA OUESPASIANOU, (Autokratoros Kaisaros ouespasianou).
Obverse translation : (L'empereur césar Vespasien).


Reverse description : Aigle debout à gauche sur une massue, les ailes déployées.
Reverse legend : ETOUS D IEROU (Etous d Ierou).
Reverse translation : (quatrième année sainte).


Dans la base TSP maintenue par Michel Prieur, soixante-cinq exemplaires sont maintenant répertoriés, dont en musées Paris (3), British, Hunterian, ANS, Fitzwilliam Museum Collection Mc Lean et Yale.

Historical background


(07/01/69 to 06/24/79) Titus Flavius Sabinus Vespasianus

Vespasian was born Nov. 17 9 Flacrines near Reate (in Sabine country). It belongs to the Italian municipal bourgeoisie. Aedile in 38, 40 lender, consul in 51, proconsul of Africa in 63, he commanded with Claude shipping Britain. Nero says his three legions and a proconsul imperium to crush the revolt in Judea 66. It was proclaimed on July 1, august 69 to Alexandria and son, Titus and Domitian, are promoted Caesars. Vitellius was removed Dec. 20, 69. Titus is attached directly to the government by his father at 71. His reign was devoted to the political and economic restoration of Rome. In 73, it is of censorship. He died in Reate 24 June 79.

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