SOLD Roman silver coin (denarius) issued by the Emperor Hadrian, 117 - 138 AD.
Roman silver coin (denarius) issued by the Emperor Hadrian, 117 - 138 AD.
Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian looking right with the legend IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG around.
Reverse: The legend PM TRP COS III around Aequitas (the divine personification of justice and equality) standing holding scales and a cornucopiae (horn of plenty).
Materials and method: Struck in good quality silver from engraved dies.
Die engraver: Unknown engraver at the mint of Rome.
Date of minting: Attributed to the years 119-122 AD.
Origin: Attributed to the mint of Rome. No mint mark.
Dimensions: 18 mm diameter.
Weight: 3.28 gm
Condition: Very Fine.
References: Cohen 1119; RSC 80.
Stock no: C026
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