Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Hadrian / Justice

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Hadrian / Justice

Code: 11996

£285.00 Approx $392.02, €333.72
 

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Emperor Hadrian, struck at Rome between 128 - 129 AD 

Obverse:  HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P "Hadrian, emperor (Augustus), father of the nation" Bust of Hadrian, laureate, draped, right, viewed from rear or side.

Reverse:  IVSTITIA AVG / COS III "Justice of the emperor (Augustus), consul for the third time" Justitia seated left, holding patera and sceptre. 

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 117 - 138 AD (this coin minted between 128 - 129 AD)

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.30 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC 215a; RIC² 1027

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Cologne, Germany.