Roman Egypt, Alexandria

$75.00

Hadrian.

Billon Tetradrachm (12.5 grams).

Hadrian was emperor from 117 to 138. Hadrian is known for building Hadrian’s Wall, which marked the northern limit of Britannia. He also rebuilt the Pantheon and constructed the Temple of Venus and Roma.

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Description

Hadrian.

Billon Tetradrachm (12.5 grams).

Hadrian was emperor from 117 to 138. Hadrian is known for building Hadrian’s Wall, which marked the northern limit of Britannia. He also rebuilt the Pantheon and constructed the Temple of Venus and Roma.

Additional information

Origin

Ancient Rome

Date

137 / 138 A.D.

Obverse

Laureate Bust Left

Reverse

Nilus seated left holding reed and cornucopia. Crocodile underneath. LK(date) in field.