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    Ancient Roman Gold Aureus of Emperor Hadrian / Guardian Spirit

    Ancient Roman Gold Aureus of Emperor Hadrian / Guardian Spirit

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    This is an ancient Roman gold Aureus, of Emperor Hadrian, struck at Rome between 119 - 120 AD 

    Obverse:  IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG; "Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar, Trajan Hadrian, emperor (Augustus)" Bust of Hadrian, laureate, draped and cuirassed, right, viewed from front.

    Reverse:   P M TR P COS III / GEN P R; "High priest, holder of tribunician power, consul for the third time. To the Genius (guardian spirit) of the Roman people." Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopia.

    CULTURE: ROMAN

    DENOMINATION: Aureus

    MATERIAL: Gold

    DATE: 117 - 138 AD (this coin minted between 119 - 120 AD)

    SIZE: 19.01mm diameter

    WEIGHT: 7.34 grams

    ATTRIBUTION:  RIC II, Part 3 (second edition) Hadrian 195

    PROVENANCE: Private collection. Beaumont, France.

    Code
    12007
    Period
    Pre 1600, Ancient, Roman

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