Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Hadrian / Pudicitia

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Hadrian / Pudicitia

Code: 11697

£135.00 Approx $185.69, €158.08
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This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Emperor Hadrian, struck at Rome in 128 AD 

Obverse:  HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS "Hadrian, emperor (Augustus)" laureate head of Hadrian facing right

Reverse:   COS III, "consul for the third time" Pudicitia seated left adjusting her veil with her right hand, left hand on her lap.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

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

SIZE: 19mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.25 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC 178, RSC 393, BMC 409 (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 3478

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Leicester, United Kingdom.