Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.43 g, 7 h), Rome, 134-138. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Bare head of Hadrian to right. Rev. NILVS Nilus reclining right on urn, holding cornucopiae in his left hand and reed in his right; at feet, hippopotamus; below, crocodile in water. BMC 857. Cohen 989. RIC 310. A beautifully toned and superb example. Good extremely fine.
From an American collection, ex Classical Numismatic Group 66, 19 May 2004, 1471 and Aufhäuser 16, 16-17 October 2001, 329.