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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1156
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:  132 - 134
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.30
Weight (g):  28.94
Provenance:  Haines 2019. A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd, 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Hadrian r., laureate, draped on l. shoulder. Reverse: S - C to l. and r. Galley moving l. with steersman and rowers.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS (Hadrian Augustus). Reverse: FELICITATI AVG; COS III P P in exergue (To the happiness of the Emperor; Consul for the third time, father of the fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC II 1st ed. 706e

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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