Ancient Roman AE Sestertius of Emperor Hadrian / Moneta

Ancient Roman AE Sestertius of Emperor Hadrian / Moneta

Code: 11579

£265.00
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This is an ancient Roman AE (Orichalcum) Sestertius, of Emperor Hadrian, minted at Rome in 123 AD 

Obverse: IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG PMTRP COS III, Bust of Hadrian, laureate, right.

Reverse: MONETA AVGVSTI S C Moneta, draped, standing left, holding scales in right hand and cornucopiae in left

A superb ancient coin with a nice patina, good hoard metal.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Sestertius

MATERIAL: AE (Orichalcum)

DATE: 117 - 138 AD (minted at Rome in 123 AD)

SIZE: 32mm diameter

WEIGHT:  23.97 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC 586c; Cohen 974; BMC 1196; Sear 3611; Banti 548 (2 specimens)

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Hamburg, Germany