rare Hadrian sestertius, 117-138 AD, DISCIPLINA reverse

Ancient Coins - rare Hadrian sestertius, 117-138 AD, DISCIPLINA reverse
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Obverse:  HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P laureate bust right
 
Reverse:  DISCIPLINA AVG SC in exergue, Hadrian advancing right, holding roll, followed by three soldiers carrying standards and an officer holding a staff
 
RIC 746
 
32mm, 23.69 grams 
 
the coin really is better than the image.  I will need to shoot that again. 
 
"DISCIPLINA"  discipline was considered a virtue by the Romans.  Written about, or rather the lack thereof in barbarian, Hadrian's ascribing discipline to his troops is a high compliment indeed! 
Preis SKU: cha529
US$ 495.00
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  • CAD 618.90

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