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Hadrian. AD 117-138. Æ Sestertius (34mm, 27.86 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 119-circa mid 120. IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HA DRIANVS AVG, laureate bust right with bare chest, slight drapery / PONT M A X T R POT COS III, S C in exergue, Roma, helmeted and draped, seated left on pile of arms, right foot on helmet, holding Victory in extended right hand and vertical spear in left; shield at side to right. RIC II.3 254; Strack 534; Banti 605; BMCRE 1148-9. Attractive enamel-like green patina, some smoothing. Near EF. A wonderful bronze.

Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 52 (7 October 2009), lot 425; Tkalec (22 April 2007), lot 222.