This is a gold aureus of the Roman Emperor Hadrian. Pictures of their auctioned coins are often featured in coin magazines and articles. Below is the original description of this coin. AV Aureus (19mm, 7.20 g, 6h).
Struck AD 119-circa mid 120. IMP CAESAR TRAI AN HADRIANVS AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / P M TR P COS III, Jupiter, naked, standing facing, cloak hanging from left shoulder, left knee slightly bent, holding thunderbolt downward in right hand and vertical scepter in left. 3 211; Strack 921; Calicó 1301 var.
Legend; BMCRE 101 (same dies); Adda 145 var. Underlying luster, some faint hairlines. Ex Classical Numismatic Group Triton XXIV (January 19-20, 2021), lot 177 from the Peter J.
Merani Collection; Ex Classical Numismatic Group 46 (June 24, 1998), lot 1245; Rauch 56, (February 5,1996), lot 3224. Thank you for your consideration and best of luck!The item "Hadrian Aureus Ancient Roman Gold Coin" is in sale since Monday, September 20, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Roman\ Imperial (27 BC-476 AD)". The seller is "fratello_firefighter" and is located in Aurora, Colorado. This item can be shipped to United States.