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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1159
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Hadrian; Rome
Denomination:  As/Dupondius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  134 - 138
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  12.20
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2040. A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd, 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Hadrian r., draped. Reverse: Africa, draped, wearing elephant-skin headdress, reclining l., resting l. arm on rock, holding scorpion in r. hand and cornucopiae in l.; basket of corn-ears in front.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: HADRIANVS AVG COS III P… (Hadrian Augustus, Consul for the third time, father of the fatherland). Reverse: AFRICA; S C in exergue (Africa; by order of the Senate).

Bibliography:  RIC II 1st ed. 841c

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Hadrian
Roman
76
138
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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