BRASS DUPONDIUS OF HADRIAN, ROME, AD 128.

BRASS DUPONDIUS OF HADRIAN, ROME, AD 128.

160.00

Obverse: HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P, Radiate bust of Hadrian facing right with light drapery on far shoulder.

Reverse: HILARITAS P R COS III S C, Hilaritas standing left, holding long palm and cornucopiae, two children at her feet.

RIC: 974. Sear: 3664. BMCRE: 1377. [Rome, AD 128].

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.7 g.

A fantastic portrait of this instantly-recognisable emperor, struck in orichalcum with sharp details and an attractive dark patina with brassy highlights.

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