Better Denarii of Hadrian, 117 to 138 AD

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RC1140_Hadrian_Piety.JPG

RC 1140 – Hadrian (117-138 AD) – silver denarius of 120 AD
obverse - IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG
reverse - PM TR P  COS III - Piety standing with raised hands.
£85


RC1141_Hadrian_ Piety.JPG

RC 1141 – Hadrian (117-138 AD) – silver denarius of 132 AD
obverse - HADRIANVS AVG COS III PP
reverse - PIETAS AVG - Piety seated with patera (sacrificial dish).
£88


RC1154_Hadrian_ Victory.JPG

RC 1154 – Hadrian (117-138 AD) – silver denarius of 135 AD
obverse - HADRIANVS AVG COS III PP
reverse - VICTORIA AVG - Winged Victory alighting, holding olive branch.
£88


RC1155_Hadrian_ Victory.JPG

RC 1155 – Hadrian (117-138 AD) – silver denarius of 123 AD
obverse - IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG
reverse - PM TR P COS III - Winged Victory holding trophy.
£88


RC1156_Hadrian_ Victory.JPG

RC 1156 – Hadrian (117-138 AD) – silver denarius of 135 AD
obverse - HADRIANVS AVG COS III PP
reverse - VICTORIA AVG - Winged Victory alighting, holding olive branch.
£88


RC1147_Hadrian_ Moneta.JPG

RC 1147 – Hadrian (117-138 AD) – silver denarius of 137 AD
obverse - HADRIANVS AVG COS III PP
reverse - MONETA AVG - Moneta (money supply) with scales & cornucopia.
£88


RC1127_Hadrian_Concord.JPG

RC 1127 – Hadrian (117-138 AD) – silver denarius of 117 AD
obverse - IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG
reverse - PM TR P COS III - CONCORD - Concord seated with patera (sacrificial dish).
£95


RC1142_Hadrian_ Piety.JPG

RC 1142 – Hadrian (117-138 AD) – silver denarius of 120 AD
obverse - IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG
reverse - PM TR P  COS III - Piety standing with raised hands.
£95


RC1149_Hadrian_Roma.JPG

RC 1149 – Hadrian (117-138 AD) – silver denarius of 132 AD
obverse - HADRIANVS AVG COS III PP
reverse - ROMA FELIX - Roma seated with olive branch and staff.
£95


RC1159_Hadrian_Virtus.JPG

RC 1159 – Hadrian (117-138 AD) – silver denarius of 128 AD
obverse - HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS PP
reverse - COS III - Virtus (strength) seated holding a spear and ceremonial dagger.
£95


RC1148_Hadrian_Pub-Lib.JPG

RC 1148 – Hadrian (117-138 AD) – silver denarius of 125 AD
obverse - IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG
reverse - PM TR P COS III - LIB PUB - Liberty holding Cap of Liberty and staff
The Pileus or Cap of Liberty was the red conical cap presented to freed slaves (presumably while their hair grew back).
In the late 18th century, it was the symbol adopted by the American and French Revolutionaries.
£100


RC1162_Hadrian_Emp.JPG

RC 1162 – Hadrian (117-138 AD) – silver denarius of 124 AD
obverse - IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG
reverse - PM TR P  COS III - Hadrian, with spear and tiller, steering the Ship of State, globe below.
£120


RC1168_Hadrian_Alexandria.JPG

RC 1168 – Hadrian (117-138 AD) – silver denarius of 136 AD
obverse - HADRIANVS AVG COS III PP
reverse - ALEXANDRIA - Alexandria standing, holding sistrum and snake in basket.
A sistrum was an Egyptian sacred percussion instrument associated with the mother goddess Hathor (goddess of love, beauty, music, dance, motherhood and joy)
£210


Aelius Caesar

RC3146_Aelius.JPG

RC 3146 - Aelius Caesar - silver denarius of 137 AD
obverse - L AELIVS CAESAR
reverse - TR POT COS II - CONCORD - Concord (harmony) seated with sacrificial dish.
Aelius was Hadrian's adopted son and heir but he died suddenly on New Year's Day in 138 AD, leaving the ailing Emperor without an heir.
£245


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