Aelius Caesar AE Sestertius. Rome Mint. Ancient Roman Imperial Coin

May 17, 2019

This scarce 30mm Brass Sestertius is of Aelius as Caesar. Lucius Aelius Caesar was the father of Emperor Lucius Verus. In 136, he was adopted by Hadrian and named heir to the throne. He died before Hadrian and thus never became emperor. After Lucius’ death, he was replaced by Antoninus Pius, who succeeded Hadrian the […]