Hadrian AR Denarius, Extremely Fine, RARE!, Choice young bust, 117 C.E.

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HADRIAN AR DENARIUS, 117 C.E.

RIC 4c, RSC 250, Extremely Fine, 19.1mm, 3.37 grams

Obverse: IMP CAES TRAIAN HADRIAN OPT AVG GER DAC around laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right

Reverse: Concordia seated to left, holding a patera in her  right hand, left elbow resting on head of Spes, who stands a low base behind

A RARE, hardly seen denarius of the young emperor with a stately bust, in SUPERB condition!

For recent comparables, this nice specimen sold in 2016 for about $2,300 and this one in 2015 for about $1600! Only about 10 examples on Acsearch from about the last 20 years.