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Lucius Aelius Caesar
Aelius. Caesar, AD 136-138. AR Denarius (17mm, 3.15 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck under Hadrian, AD 137.
O: L AELIVS CAESAR, Bare head left
R: TR POT COS II around, PIE-TAS across, Pietas standing right, dropping incense onto lighted and garlanded altar to right and holding acerrum.
-RIC II 439c (Hadrian) R2; RSC 36a.

"The life of Ceionius Commodus, also called Aelius Verus, adopted by Hadrian after his journey through the world, when he was burdened by old age and weakened by cruel disease, contains nothing worthy of note except that he was the first to receive only the name of Caesar." - Historia Augusta
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Mat  [Jun 04, 2018 at 04:17 PM]
Awesome addition
okidoki  [Jun 04, 2018 at 05:36 PM]
very nice bust portrait
Jay GT4  [Jun 04, 2018 at 09:59 PM]
Great portrait
Canaan  [Jun 06, 2018 at 07:03 AM]
Very nice!!!
David Atherton  [Jun 06, 2018 at 10:49 AM]
Stunning portrait!