ROMAN EMPIRE. HADRIAN, AD 117-138
Silver Denarius, 3.29 g., 17 mm., minted in Rome ca. AD 134-138
Obv. HADRIANVS AVG COS III PP, head right.
Rev.HISPANIA, Hispania, reclining left, holding olive branch, rabbit at her feet.
RIC II 305; RSC 822
Ex Archer M. Huntington Collection 1001.1.22454, deacquisitioned from the Hispanic Society and the ANS.
NGC graded CHOICE VF, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, FINE STYLE, part of Hadrian’s “Travel Series,” and a great coin, so appropriate in its subject being that it comes from the greatest collection of coins from Spain ever assembled.