Rome, circa 130-133 AD.Æ sestertius, 28.24 gr., 33 mm.
Obv: HADRIANUS AUG COS III P P; bare-headed, draped bust of Hadrian to the right.
Rev: 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.
Ref: RIC 1960; Banti 296 (this coin); BMC -. Cohen -. Ex Roma E 47 (June 28, 2018), lot 671; ex Lanz 18 (1980). From the collection of Monsieur Note.
Very rare. An attractive example of this interesting issue. Minor deposits, nevertheless
A Banti plate coin