Hadrian Dupondius 117 AD Concordia
RIC 538b; C. 260; BMC 1107; Strack 502
Obv. IMP CAES DIVI TRAIAN AVG F TRAIAN HADRIAN OPT...
7 Claudia dupondius constania
That is a lovely coin. Many years ago there was a LV sestertius on auction. I looked at it and said, "that's a $1,500 coin". I missed the...
B[ATTACH] [ATTACH] oth on one coin.
Hadrian originally intended his successor to be Aelius Caesar (on an as above), who predeceased him leaving a young son Lucius...
That's a beauty Eduard! Awesome portrait.
Here's a really rough but rare Verus from Corinth and a couple from Elaea and Selge.
Here is a Commodus, son of Marcus:
33 mm. Sestertius.
Struck Jan. - Dec. 9 181.
BMC 453, page 772. RIC 310, page 404.
Atta-boy, Eduard ... that is a great OP-addition and I absolutely "love" your new marble statues!! (very cool)
I only have one example...
@Eduard that is a wonderful Sestertius!
Mine are rather pedestrian, but fill my Roman Ruler Portraits...
RI Lucius Verus...
Fantastic bronze, love the portrait.
Lucius Verus (161 - 169)
O: L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX Laureate head right.
What an excellent acquisition, Eduard... that bust is really outstanding!
Here are three issues of Verus that I like very much - one...
That's a wonderful coin @Eduard.
OBVERSE: L VERVS AVG ARMENICACVS, laureate head right
REVERSE: TR P...
Gasp! That's a real eye-popper.
Here's what I have, mid-reign:
Rome mint, A.D. 164-165
Obv: L VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS
On the death of Antonius Pius 161 A.D, Lucius Verus became co-emperor with his adoptive brother Marcus Aurelius.
Marcus was Hadrian's great...
@steve, @Valentinian, @ancientone, those are all great examples and thanks for posting them!
Another L. Verus sestertius.
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