This is a wonderful ancient Roman AE orichalcum Sestertius, of Emperor Hadrian, minted in Rome between 125 - 128 AD
Obverse: HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS, "Hadrian, emperor (Augustus)" laureate bust right, drapery on the left shoulder
Reverse: COS III, "Consul for the third time" Diana, draped, standing right, holding an arrow in right hand and bow in left
A superb coin with a nice chocolate brown patina, good hoard metal.
MATERIAL: AE orichalcum
DATE: 117 - 138 AD (minted at Rome between 125 - 128 AD)
SIZE: 32mm diameter
WEIGHT: 26.85 grams
ATTRIBUTION: RIC II# 631, RCV II# 3583 Kamp.: 32.151.2, RIC: 631 ff.
PROVENANCE: Private collection. Hamburg, Germany
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