Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.40 g, 6 h), uncertain mint in the East, circa 124-127. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. COS III Minerva standing front, head to left, holding thunderbolt in her right hand and spear in her left; behind her, shield. BMC -. Cohen -. RIC II, Part 3, 3003. Very rare and unusually attractive for an eastern issue. A lovely example with beautiful iridescent toning. Struck from slightly worn dies, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.