Hadrian   117-138 AD


Hadrian 117-138 AD

Silver denarius,18 mm, 2.83 gm.
Obv: Head of Hadrian facing right.
Rev: Hispania reclining, holding an olive branch and resting her arm on rock.

Rome mint, 'Travel Series," circa AD 130-133.

Hadrian was born in Italica, Spain (1/24/76 AD), 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.3 1535; RSC 822

Inv#: 7813


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