Ancient Roman copper AS of Aelius Caesar / Hope
This is an ancient Roman copper As, of Aelius Caesar, minted at Rome in 137 AD
Obverse: L AELIVS CAESAR "Lucius Aelius Caesar"- bearded bust right
Reverse: TR POT COS II S-C, - "Holder of tribunician power, consul for the second time, decree of the senate." Spes standing left, holding flower and raising hem of the robe.
A good example in VF- condition, RARE!
DATE: 136 - 138 AD (this coin minted in 137 AD)
SIZE: 26mm dia
WEIGHT: 12.19 grams
ATTRIBUTION: RIC² 2700; RIC 1067; Coh. 57
PROVENANCE: Private collection. Cologne, Germany.
Pre 1600, Ancient, Roman