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Lot # 300 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$100 / Price Realized: US$300
Hadrian, Divus. Antoninianus
Hadrian, Divus. Antoninianus, 3.85g. (8h). Rome, restored by Trajan Decius, 250-1 AD. Obv: DIVO HADRIANO Radiate head of Divus Hadrian right. Rx: CONSECRATIO Eagle with raised wings standing right, head left. RIC 87 (R2). Cohen (Hadr.) 1509 (30 Fr.). Flan crack at six o' clock. VF.

Purchased from C.H. Wolfe, 24 March 1968.

Very rare: no specimens with this reverse type, and only two with Altar, in Dorchester hoard. Divus Hadrian is one of the four key emperors in the Divi series, along with Divus Nerva, Divus Marcus Aurelius, and Divus Septimius Severus.
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