Contributor: Teresa Darling.
|Issuer:||AELIUS, Caesar AD 136-8, under Hadrian. As (25mm).|
|Obverse:||(AELIUS) CAESAR, His bare and bearded head to the right.|
|Reverse:||Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising slightly the drapery of her dress.|
|Reference:||RIC 1056. Grade: F/VF.|
||For more information, read "Hadrian" entry from De Imperatoribus Romanis.
For recent scholarship on Lucius Aelius see TOCS-IN; for book reviews, see Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews.