Dea Moneta
Banner Artemide LX
Lot # 525
Hadrian (117-138). AE Sestertius, Rome mint, 119 AD. Obv. IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG. Laureate bust right with slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. PONT MAX TR POT COS III SC. Roma seated left on cuirass, right foot on helmet, holding Victory and spear; behind her, shield. RIC II 562b; C. 1188. AE. 26.36 g. 33.00 mm. Impressive portrait with enchanting green patina and brown hues. Minor earthy deposits. Insignificant flan crack and metal flaw on reverse. EF.