Hadrian 117-138 AD
Bronze Sestertius, 31.5 mm, 26.27 gm.
Rome mint, struck ca. AD 124 - 128.
Hadrian was born in Italica Spain (1/24/76AD), at the age of 10 he was adopted by Trajan. He was appointed governor of Syria in 113 and proclaimed emperor upon Trajan's death. After a long reign, he died of illness.
RIC II 636; Strack 611; Banti 186; BMCRE 1300; Cohen 343.