Hadrian.

2,500.00

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Description

Rome, 132-134 AD. Æ sestertius, 23.07 gr.

Obv: HADRIANUS AUGUSTUS; bare headed, draped bust of Hadrian to the left.

Rev: IUSTITIA AUG PP; Justitia seated to the left, holding patera and sceptre; in fields: S C, in exergue: COS III.

Ref: BMC 1430 var.; 711j.
A bold portrait struck on a very broad flan. Dark brown tone. Good very fine.
Ex Santamaria 13 March 1953 (Signorelli part III), lot 167.