HADRIAN. 117-138 AD. Æ Sestertius.Hadrian standing left, RESTITVTORI ORBIS TERRARVM

Ancient Coins - HADRIAN. 117-138 AD. Æ Sestertius.Hadrian standing left, RESTITVTORI ORBIS TERRARVM
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HADRIAN. 117-138 AD. � Sestertius (17.40 gm, ). Struck 122-125 AD.
Laureate bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder / RESTITVTORI ORBIS TERRARVM
Hadrian standing left, extending hand to raise turreted woman, kneeling right, holding globe.
RIC II 594b; BMCRE 1211;  Cohen 1285. VF, nice even green patina.

Hadrian (119-138 AD) had a great respect for Greek culture, which was looked at with disdain by the Roman aristocracy in his own time, but his thoughtful consolidation of the empire and support of the arts make him one of the most admired of Roman emperors today.

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