HADRIAN AR DENARIUS, "AFRICA"
RIC 299, RSC 138, Very Fine, toned, 18.3mm, 3.22 grams
Obverse: HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P around laureate head of Hadrian to right
Reverse: Africa reclining left, wearng elephant-skin headress, holding scorpion and cornucopia, basket of fruits at her feet, AFRICA above
Great eye appeal with deep old cabinet toning in shades of gray and purple!
Ex: Philip Ashton Collection