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137 NGC Ch XF Aelius Caesar Denarius Concordia Rare Roman Empire (20072202C)

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  • Roman Empire Aelius Caesar silver denarius coin issued during the reign of Emperor Hadrian.
  • Denarius coin, 3.4g, minted 137 CE, RIC H428 (rated as Scarce), RSC 14.
  • Excellent portrait and detailed presentation of Concordia.
  • Aelius only issued in 137 CE as he died before he could assume the purple. His coinage is scarce!
  • Certified by NGC to Ch XF.
  • Obverse: L AELIVS CAESAR TR P COS II, bare head right.
  • Reverse: CONCORDIA, Concordia standing left holding patera and double cornucopia.
  • Concordia was the goddess of harmony and concord. She was a daughter of Ares and Aphrodite and as such presided over both marital harmony, soothing strife and discord, and harmonious action of soldiers in war. In this instance it likely represents the harmony between Aelius and his adopted father, Emperor Hadrian.