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Hadrian traveled to nearly every province of the Empire and spent more than half his reign outside Italy. Nero had been criticized as self-indulgent for his trip to Greece, but Hadrian proudly advertised his travels with his coinage series. Unlike Nero, the pleasure-seeking tourist, Hadrian inspected and corrected the legions and made grants for the construction of new public buildings, projects, and settlements. Hadrian travels were intended to transform conquered lands into a unified Roman Empire.SH51678. Silver denarius, RSC II 138, BMCRE III 816, RIC II 299, gVF, weight 3.219 g, maximum diameter 18.3 mm, die axis 180o, Rome mint, 134 - 138 A.D.; obverse HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, laureate head right; reverseAFRICA, Africa reclining left, wearing elephant scalp headdress, scorpion in right hand, scepter in left hand, basket grain and poppies at her feet on far side; ex CNG auction 240, lot 383 (sold for $310 plus buyer's fee); SOLD