Roman Empire. Hadrian (117 – 138 AD) bronze sestertius

Roman Empire. Hadrian (117 – 138 AD) bronze sestertius

SKU: C086
$180.00Price

 

Roman Empire. Hadrian (117 – 138 AD) bronze sestertius

 

Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian looking right with the legend HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS around.

 

Reverse: Helmeted Roma seated left on cuirass, shield behind, holding Victory and cornucopiae, SC below, COS III around.

 

Origin: Mint of Rome. No mint mark.

 

Date of minting: Attributed to the years 124 – 128 AD.

 

Die engraver: Unknown die engraver at the mint of Rome.

 

Materials and method: Struck in bronze (orichalcum) from engraved dies.

 

Dimensions: 31 mm diameter.

 

Weight: 30.82 grams.

 

Condition: good Fine; sharply struck on a heavy flan; dark brown patina.

 

Stock no: C086

 

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