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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1892,0709.579

  • Denomination

    • sestertius
  • Description

    Copper alloy coin.(obverse) Laureate bust of Hadrian with his right shoulder and chest bare, but drapery on his left shoulder, facing right.
    (reverse) Roma, helmeted and in military dress, seated facing right on a cuirass and shield, holding a vertical spear in her left hand and clasping right hands with Hadrian, who stands facing left towards Roma, togate and with his left hand at his side.

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  • State

    • Roman Empire
  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 118
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 27.2 grammes
    • Die-axis: 6 o'clock
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        PONT MAX TR POT COS II
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse field
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        S C
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse exergue
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        ADVENTVS AVG
  • Bibliography

    • RE3 1120, p. 401 bibliographic details
    • Strack (Hadrian) 511 bibliographic details
    • RIC2 547, p.408 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition date

    1892

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    1892,0709.579

  • C&M Catalogue number

    • RE3p401.1120
Copper alloy coin.

Obverse & Reverse

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