Roman Empire - Lot comprising 2 AR Denarii: Hadrian (AD 117-138) - Tellus & Pietas

Description
Roman Empire - Lot comprising 2 AR Denarii: Hadrian (AD 117-138) - Tellus & Pietas
Various conditions

- AR Denarius
Obv: HADRIANVS AVG COS III PP, Laureate head right.
Rev: TELLVS - STABIL, Tellus standing left, holding plough and rake, two corn-ears right.
17 mm. 2.78 grams. RIC 276

Tellus was the earth goddess, closely associated with bountiful harvests and motherhood. Her eastern counterpart was Cybele. Hadrian is the only emperor to strike coins in the name of Tellus.

- AR Denarius
Obv: HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P; Laureate head right.
Rev: PIETAS AVG; Pietas standing left by altar, raising both hands.
17mm. 2.74 grams.

Lot details
Country
Roman Empire
Currency
Lot comprising 2 AR Denarii:
Year/Period and Variation
Hadrian (AD 117-138) - Tellus & Pietas
Type
Coin
Condition
Various conditions
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