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Ancient Roman AE Sestertius of Emperor Hadrian / Diana

£300.00 Approx $364.08, €347.62

Code: 11577

This is a wonderful ancient Roman AE orichalcum Sestertius, of Emperor Hadrian, minted in Rome between 125 - 128 AD 

Obverse: HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS, "Hadrian, emperor (Augustus)" laureate bust right, drapery on the left shoulder

Reverse: COS III, "Consul for the third time" Diana, draped, standing right, holding an arrow in right hand and bow in left

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



MATERIAL: AE orichalcum

DATE: 117 - 138 AD (minted at Rome between 125 - 128 AD)

SIZE: 32mm diameter

WEIGHT: 26.85 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC II# 631, RCV II# 3583 Kamp.: 32.151.2, RIC: 631 ff.

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Hamburg, Germany