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Sestertius of Hadrian, AD 122. EXERC BRITANNICVS SC ("For the army of Britain, by order of the Senate") RIC 913.
The reverse shows Hadrian addressing the troops in England, standing on a low plinth, clearly showing the Roman soldiers with their standards.
Coin currently in the British Museum Department of Coins and Medals (gallery 49, case 14).
Obv. HADRIANVS AVG COS 111 PP ("Hadrian Augustus, three times consul, father of his country")
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Jochen  [Mar 15, 2006 at 10:39 PM]
Hi, Petitioncrown! Is that your coin?
Petitioncrown  [Mar 19, 2006 at 10:55 PM]
Yes it is my coin, been the lucky keeper since 1980
Noah  [Feb 18, 2008 at 11:23 AM]
Absolutely stunning....fantastic coin
Charles S  [Jan 29, 2009 at 08:47 AM]
A dream, this coin... wonderful style, beautiful portrait, beautiful reverse, beautiful patina, of historic importance AND extremely fine condition AND extremely rare ... Unbelievable!!!!
rexesq  [Jul 14, 2010 at 01:59 PM]
Breathtaking.... just amazing.....