Hadrian, (A.D. 117-138) Gold Aureus Coin
Rome Mint, A.D. 117.
Obverse: IMP CAES TRAIAN HADRIANO AVG DIVI TRA PARTH F, Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Hadrian facing right, wearing balteus.
Reverse: DIVI NER NEP P M TR P COS / ORIENS, Radiate and draped bust of Sol facing right.
Very lustrous and vibrant, with a decent solid strike and pleasing portrait of both Hadrian and the Sun God Sol, a Rare type.
19 mm in diameter, 7.15 grams.
Has been graded and slabbed by NGC as Choice VF, Strike; 5/5, Surface; 4/5.
NGC Certification number: 4684182-002.
Ex. Stacks Bowers, The January 2020 NYINC Sale, (Lot 20108).
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