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This coin, struck during the beginning of the reign of Emperor Hadrian, pictures a portrait of the general turned emperor crowned with a laurel on the obverse. Fitting for an emperor that spent half his rule outside of Rome, the reverse shows the…

The coin’s obverse portrays a profile of Roman Emperor Hadrian (76-138 CE) wearing a laurel crown, signifying his victories. The coin features a small crack alongside Hadrian’s neck, indicating its extensive use. The coin’s reverse depicts a seated…
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