Aelius              Caesar 136 - 137

Hadrian appointed Aelius as his Caesar to succeed him but died of illness shortly before his own death. Aelius would probably have made a fine emperor as he was well liked by Roman citizens and was a capable military leader.


Obv-L AELIVS CAESAR Bare head right.

Rev-TR POT COS II SC Spes walking left holding flower and hitching skirt.