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Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Hadrian

£78.00 Approx $98.73, €91.12

Code: 11573



This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Emperor Hadrian, minted in Rome in 128 AD 

Obverse:  HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P "Hadrian, emperor (Augustus), father of the nation" Laureate head of Hadrian right

Reverse:  COS III "Consul for the third time" Abundantia seated left with hook & cornucopia; right foot on modius

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

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

SIZE: 19mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.22 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC 170, RSC 379, BMC 385

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Wiltshire, England.