Roman Empire, Hadrian, 117-138, Sestertius ca. 130-133, Rome, very rare

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Description

Roman Empire. Hadrian, 117-138. Æ Sestertius, 28.24 gr., 33 mm, AD 130-133, Rome.
Obverse: HADRIANUS AUG COS III P P; bare-headed, draped bust of Hadrian to the right //
Reverse: EXERCITUS SYRIACUS S C in exergue; Hadrian on horseback to the left, addressing an aquilifer holding an aquila and two signiferi, each holding a signum, standing to the right before him.

RIC 1960; Banti 296 (this coin); BMC -. Cohen -.

Very rare. An attractive example of this interesting issue. Minor deposits, nevertheless very fine

Provenance Details

Ex Roma E 47 (June 28, 2018), lot 671; Ex Lanz 18 (1980).
From the collection of Monsieur Note.
A Banti plate coin.

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