Denarius - Hadrian FORTVNAE REDVCI; Fortuna

Features

Issuer RomeRoman Empire (27 BC - 395 AD)
Emperor Hadrian (Publius Aelius Hadrianus) (117-138)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 130-138
Value 1 Denarius
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Silver
Weight 3.2 g
Diameter 18.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
257437
References RIC II.3# 3172,
Richard Anthony Abdy, Peter Franz Mittag; 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.3172
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Head of Hadrian, right.

Script: Latin

Lettering: HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P

Translation:
Hadrianus Augustus, Consul Tertium, Pater Patriae.
Hadrian, emperor (Augustus), consul for the third time, father of the nation.

Reverse

Fortuna seated left, holding rudder and cornucopia.

Script: Latin

Lettering: FORTVNAE REDVCI

Translation:
Fortunae Reduci.
Returning fortune.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (130-138) 

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