late 125 to early 128 AD
HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS, Head of Hadrian, laureate, right, with drapery on left shoulder
COS III, Roma, or Virtus, helmeted, draped, standing right, left foot on helmet, holding vertical spear in right hand and parazonium in left
18.48mm, 2.7g, 5h
aVF, tight flan, toned
Hadrian was Roman Emperor from 117 to 138 AD. One of the "Five Good Emperors", Hadrian continued to lead the Roman Empire into an era of prosperity.