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ID number:  BIRBI-R1154
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Hadrian; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  125 - 128
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  11.68
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 227. W. S. Lincoln & Son, 1918.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, r., laureate, draped on l. shoulder. Reverse: Salvs standing l., feeding snake that is coiled around altar, and holding a sceptre in her l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS (Hadrian Augustus). Reverse: SALVS AVGVSTI; COS III in exergue (Health of the Emperors; Consul for the third time).

Bibliography:  RIC II 1st ed. 678

Notes:  Obverse type is a variant, the bust is draped l. shoulder but this is not an option for RIC 678 in RIC 1st ed.

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Hadrian
Roman
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138
Rome
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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