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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1147
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Hadrian; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  119 - 122
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.25
Weight (g):  28.10
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3963. A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd, 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, r., laureate, draped on l. shoulder. Reverse: Hadrian seated l. on a platform on r., extending r. hand; facing him, a woman holding a child on her l. arm and placing her r. hand on the head of a second child beside her.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG (Emperor Caesar Trajan Hadrian Augustus). Reverse: PONT MAX TR POT COS III S C; LIBERTAS RESTI/TVTA in exergue (Head of the principal college of priests, Tribune of the people, Consul for the third time, by order of the Senate; Liberty restored).

Bibliography:  RIC II 1st ed. 568

3 Related People

Hadrian
Roman
76
138
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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