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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1149
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Hadrian; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  119 - 122
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  8.80
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 219. Earle Fox bequest or presented by him, 1914.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Hadrian r., laureate. Reverse: Britannia seated front, foot on a rock, resting head on r. hand and holding sceptre. Large shield on r., leaning against rock.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IM...CAESA...ANVS HADr...VG (Emperor Caesar Trajan Hadrian Augustus). Reverse: PONT M.... POT COS III S C; BRITANNIΛ in exergue (Head of the principal college of priests, Tribune of the people, Consul for the third time, by order of the Senate; Britannia).

Bibliography:  RIC II 1st ed. 577

Notes:  Obverse is badly worn/damaged so it is unclear whether the bust is draped.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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