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No 245 Roman Sestertius of Hadrian

No 245 Roman Sestertius of Hadrian Image

This coin dates to AD 119 and was minted in Rome. The original was made of Orichalcum which is an alloy of copper and zinc. It is 34 mm in diameter.

The obverse side shows the emperor’s laureate head right, drapery on left shoulder. The obverse legend reads IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANIVS AVG

The reverse shows Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory and spear, shield behind. The reverse legend reads: PONT MAX TR POT COS III, SC in exegue.

The coin is RIC 562b; RCV 3622 (2002 edition)

Your Price:£5.39
Weight:19.10 g