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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1137
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Hadrian; Sabina; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  128 - 136
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  3.09
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1229. Either Collection of Sir Charles Oman or Mr C. C. Oman, 1949.
BIRBI-R1137.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Sabina, draped, diademed. Hair is knotted in back and falls in waves down neck, hair also piled on top, above diadem. Reverse: Concordia, draped, seated l., holding patera in extended r. hand and vertical sceptre in l.; cornucopiae under seat.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: SABINA AVGVSTA (Sabina Augusta). Reverse: CONCOR DIA AVG (Harmony Augustus).

Bibliography:  RIC II 1st ed. 391

Notes:  Identified as RIC 391 but description in 1st ed. RIC does not include the cornucopiae under seat, which can be seen on this example.

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Sabina
Roman
83
c.136
Hadrian
Roman
76
138
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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