Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Hadrian / Victory

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Hadrian / Victory

Code: 11815

£245.00 Approx $337, €286.89
 

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Emperor Hadrian, struck in Rome between 125 - 128 AD 

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

Reverse:  COS III, "Consul for the third time" Victory standing right, right hand on head & holding palm

A lovely toned example in at least VF+ condition

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 117 - 138 AD (this coin minted between 125 - 128 AD)

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.59 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC 163, RSC 337b, BMC 368 

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Cologne, Germany.