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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1150
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Hadrian; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  119 - 122
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.35
Weight (g):  24.52
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Spink & Son Ltd, May 1971.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Hadrian r., laureate, draped on l. shoulder. Reverse: Hadrian standing l., holding roll in l. hand and extending r. hand to raise a kneeling woman; globe on left knee.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAESA… 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: RESTITVTORI ORBIS TERRARVM; S C in exergue (Restorer of the world; by order of the Senate).

Bibliography:  RIC II 1st ed. 594B

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