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Hadrian , Silver Denarius, Hercules Seated, Rome, cAD125-127

Obverse: laureate bust of Hadrian, right, HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS

Reverse: Hercules , naked, seated right on cuirass, resting club on shields and holding Victory

18mm, 2.5g

Grade: F, a rare coin but with flan crack and slight loss to edge

Ref: RIC II, Part 3 (second edition) Hadrian 786

Prov: EX B Rasmussen

£65 (P&P FREE to UK other locations please ask) #313

Hadrian , Silver Denarius, Felicitas, Rome, cAD133-135

Obverse: bust of Hadrian, right, HADRIANVS AVG COS III PP

Reverse: Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopia

17mm, 3.18g

Grade: F, well centred

Ref: RIC II, Part 3 (second edition) Hadrian 2038-2040

Prov: EX Hanson's

 

£85 (P&P FREE to UK other locations please ask) #316

Hadrian , Silver Denarius, Providentia, Rome, cAD133

Obverse: bust of Hadrian, right, HADRIANVS AVG COS III PP

Reverse: Providentia standingleft, holding sceptre and pointing at globe at her feet 

18mm, 2.66g

Grade: AVF, slightly oiff centre, some light porosity

Ref: RIC 2320

Prov: EX Hanson's

 

£95 (P&P FREE to UK other locations please ask) #393

Hadrian , Silver Denarius, Tellus, Rome, cAD130-138

Obverse: bust of Hadrian, right, HADRIANVS AVG COS III PP

Reverse: Tellus standing left holding plough and hoe, corn growing to right

18mm, 3.17g

Grade: AVF, some light porosity

Ref: RIC 2052

Prov: EX DNW

 

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Hadrian, Brass Dupondius, Rome, Salus, AD127

Obverse: Radiate of Hadrian , right, HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS

Reverse: Salus enthroned left feeding snake rising from altar, COS III

26mm, 13.65g

Grade: VF, obverse struck slightly off centre

Ref: S3659

Prov: Ex Lockdales

 

£230 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask first)

Hadrian, Copper As, Salus Feeding Snake, AD 128

Obverse: [HADRIANVS] AVGVS[TVS P P], laureate bust of Hadrian with light drapery on far shoulder

Reverse: Salus standing to right, holding snake and patera; S C across field, COS III

Ref: Sear 3681, RIC II.3 975

25mm, 9.84g

Grade: Fine, obverse off centre

 

 

£95 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask before purchase)

Hadrian, Provincial, Alexandria, Tetradrachm, Billon, AD 125-6

Obverse: laureat, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind, AYT KAI TPAI AΔPIA CEB

Reverse: draped bust of Selene right wearing crescent moon headdress, wearing chiton buckled on right shoulder, LΔ (Year 10) EKATOY

25mm, 13.09g

Ref: RPC III 5595

Grade: VF slightly porous, good detail for type

 

£250 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask) #523

Hadrian, Orichalcum (Copper Alloy) Sestertius, Ceres Standing,

AD121-123, Rarely Seen 

Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian, draped and cuirassed, viewed from front, IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG

 

 

Note: This coin is rarely seen outside collections and is then prices at over £1,000!

Reverse: Ceres standing left, holding grain stalks and long vertical torch, P M TR P COS III, S-C

35mm, 24.94g

Ref: RIC II.3 661, Alt RIC 610, BMC 1244, S3618

Grade: AVF, some corrosion and deposits

 

£350 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

 

Superb Example, Hadrian, AR Denarius, Abundantia (or Annona)

AD 126-127 SCARCE

Obverse: laureate head, right

Reverse: Abundantia seated left, holding hook and cornucopia, modius at feet, globe below

3.31g, 19mm

Ref: RIC II.3 855

Grade: EF+, small flan crack, nicely toned

 

 

£400 (P&P FREE to UK, other locatios ask)

Hadrian, Silver Denarius, Rome, Clementia, AD 132-134

Obverse: laureate and draped bust, left, HADRIANVUS AVGVSTVS

Reverse: Clementia standing left, holding patera and long sceptre, CLEMENTIA AVG COS III P P

19mm, 3.17g

Grade: EF, rare left facing variety too!

Ref: RIC II 3 1066, S 3464

 

 

£290 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations ask before purchase)

Hadrian, Silver Denarius, Rome, Victory Flying, AD123

Obverse: laureate head right, IMP CAESAR TRIAN HADRIANVS AVG

Reverse: Victory flying right, holding trophy

Ref: RIC 101 var

Grade: VF, but surfaces a little rough and strike split to edge

19mm, 3.07g

 

 

 

£110 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations ask) 

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