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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1151
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Hadrian; Rome
Denomination:  Dupondius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  119 - 122
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.95
Weight (g):  12.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3830. A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd, 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Hadrian r., radiate, draped on l. shoulder. Reverse: Virtus standing r., holding spear in r. hand and parazonium in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG P M TR P COS III (Emperor Caesar Trajan Hadrian Augustus, head of the principal college of priests, Tribune of the people, Consul for the third time). Reverse: VIRTVTI AVGVSTI (courage of the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC II 1st ed. 605

Notes:  Obverse type is a variant, the bust is draped l. shoulder but this is not an option for RIC 605 in RIC 1st ed.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
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