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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
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.