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ID number:  BIRBI-R1165
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Hadrian; Sabina; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  128 - 136
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.20
Weight (g):  28.70
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2021. A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd, 1942, Ex Weber, Carfrae & Webb Collections.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Sabina, r., hair falling in plait down neck and piled on top behind diadem. Reverse: S - C to l. and r. Pietas, veiled, draped, standing front, head l., placing hands on heads of young girl and boy, l. and r. respectively

Inscriptions:  Obverse: SABINA AVGVSTA HADRIANI AVG P P (Sabina Augusta, Hadrian Augustus, father of the fatherland). Reverse: PIETn... AVG (Piety Augustus).

Bibliography:  RIC II 1st ed. 1030

4 Related People

Sabina
Roman
83
c.136
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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