Hadrian, 117-138. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 26.42 g, 6 h), Rome, 128-129. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. HILARITAS•P•R / COS III Hilaritas standing front, head to left, holding palm in her right hand and cornucopiae in her left; to left and right, male and female child grasping palm and dress, respectively. BMC 1370. Cohen 819. RIC 988. An attractive piece with a lovely brown patina and a fine pedigree. Tiny flan faults on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
From the collection of Dipl.-Ing. Adrian Lang, ex Künker 288, 13 March 2017, 554 and Schweizerische Kreditanstalt Monetarium FPL 57, spring 1992, 158, and from the collection of Prof. A. Signorelli, Part III, Santamaria, 13 March 1953, 164.