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bpv_517929 - VESPASIAN Tétradrachme

VESPASIAN Tétradrachme VF
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Type : Tétradrachme
Date: an 1
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypte
Metal : billon
Diameter : 24,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 13,19 g.
Coments on the condition:
Usure régulière. Beau portrait. Patine de collection ancienne
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection ENP et de chez Dionysos en 2013 (Allemagne)


Obverse description : Tête laurée de Vespasien à droite (O*).
Obverse legend : AUTOK KAIS SEB AOUESPASIANOU/ LB (Autokrator Kaisar Sebastos Aouespasianou).
Obverse translation : (L’empereur césar auguste Vespasien/ an 2).


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Niké debout à gauche, drapée les ailes déployées, tenant une couronne de la main droite tendue et une palme de la main gauche.

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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