Denarius - Hadrian COS III

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Hadrian (117-138)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 128-130
Value Denarius (1)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Silver
Weight 3.2 g
Diameter 18.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 257367
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References RIC II.3# 3094,
Richard Anthony Abdy, Harold Mattingly, Peter Franz Mittag, Edward Allen Sydenham, Carol Humphrey Vivian Sutherland; 2019. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 2.3. Hadrian (AD 117–138) (1926 revised edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
OCRE# ric.2_3(2).hdn.3094
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Head of Hadrian, laureate, right.

Lettering: HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P

Translation:
Hadrianus Augustus, Pater Patriae.
Hadrian, emperor (Augustus), father of the nation.

Reverse

Ship, left, with rowers, arched cabin in stern, mast with sail leaning over toward prow.

Lettering: COS III

Translation:
Consul Tertium.
Consul for the third time.

Comments

Source: Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (128-130) 

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