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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1152
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:  125 - 128
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.30
Weight (g):  26.17
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 255. C. T. Seltman, 1919.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Hadrian r., laureate, draped on l. shoulder. Reverse: Roma seated l. on cuirass, holding Victoria and cornucopiae; behind, a shield.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS (Hadrian Augustus). Reverse: COS III; S C in exergue (Consul for the third time; by order of the Senate).

Bibliography:  RIC II 1st ed. 636d

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Hadrian
Roman
76
138
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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