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Ancient Roman copper AS of Aelius Caesar / Hope

£300.00 Approx $412.65, €351.29

Code: 11820

This is an ancient Roman copper As, of Aelius Caesar, minted at Rome in 137 AD 

Obverse: L AELIVS CAESAR "Lucius Aelius Caesar"- bearded bust right

Reverse: TR POT COS II S-C, - "Holder of tribunician power, consul for the second time, decree of the senate." Spes standing left, holding flower and raising hem of the robe. 

A good example in VF- condition, RARE!




DATE: 136 - 138 AD (this coin minted in 137 AD)

SIZE: 26mm dia

WEIGHT: 12.19 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC² 2700; RIC 1067; Coh. 57

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Cologne, Germany.