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    Ancient Roman AE As of Emperor Hadrian / Salus

    Ancient Roman AE As of Emperor Hadrian / Salus

    $310 (approx conversion from £225)

    Item details

    This is an ancient Roman AE (copper) As, of Emperor Hadrian, minted in Rome between 125 - 126 AD 

    Obverse: HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS, "Hadrian, emperor (Augustus)" laureate head right.

    Reverse: SALVS AVGVSTI / COS III / S - C, "Health of the emperor. Consul for the third time. Decree of the senate" Salus standing left holding patera and sceptre, feeding serpent rising from altar.

    This is a wonderful ancient coin with a superb portrait and a nice patina/surfaces at least GVF

    CULTURE: ROMAN

    DENOMINATION: As (1/16 of a denarius)

    MATERIAL: AE (copper)

    DATE: 117 - 138 AD (minted at Rome between 125 - 126 AD)

    SIZE: 26.57mm diameter

    WEIGHT: 11.93 grams

    ATTRIBUTION:  Cohen 1357; RIC 678; RIC II.3 828. RCV 3692

    PROVENANCE: Private collection. Hungary.

    Code
    11920
    Period
    Pre 1600, Ancient, Roman

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