Rome, 137 AD. AR denarius, 3.21 gr., 17 mm.
Obv: L AELIUS CAESAR; bare head of Aelius to the right.
Rev: TR POT COS II: Spes advancing to the left, holding flower and raising skirt.
Ref: RIC 435; BMC 979. Ex Freeman & Sear, Manhattan Sale 1 (2010), lot 278; ex A. Lynn collection.
High relief, exceptional detail. Very rare in this condition. Good extremely fine.
This coin is sold with an Italian export license