Orichalcum Sestertius of the Emperor Hadrian struck between 119 and 122 AD, Ancient Roman Empire. Minted by Rome. Hadrian was consul for the third and last time (COS III on the reverse this coin) in 119 AD. Production of this coin, based on the form of the legends, was between 119 and 122 AD (see RIC vol.II p. 317& 410).

Obverse Description

Laureate bust of Hadrian facing right, drapery on left shoulder; around, IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG

Reverse Description

Jupiter seated facing left holding Victory in his right hand and an spear in his left; in exergue, S C; around, PONT MAX TR POT COS III

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