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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1864,1128.61

  • Denomination

    • aureus
  • Description

    Gold coin.(obverse) Bust of Hadrian, draped, head, bare, right.
    (reverse) Egypt reclining left, lotus on head, holding sistrum in right hand and resting left arm on basket, round which snake coils: in front of her, ibis, on a low column.

  • State

    • Roman Empire
  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 134-138
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 7.07 grammes
    • Die-axis: 7 o'clock
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        AEGYPTOS
  • Bibliography

    • Strack (Hadrian) 294 bibliographic details
    • RIC2 296, p.374 (type) bibliographic details
    • RE3 793, p.341 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    2013/14 21 Sep-5 Jan, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Roman Empire, Power And People 2014 25 Jan-27 Apr, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Roman Empire, Power and People
    2014 17 May-31 August, Coventry, the Herbert Museum, Roman Empire, Power and People
    2014/15 20 Sep-4 Jan, Manchester Museum, Roman Empire, Power and People
    2015 24 Jan-5 May, The McManus, Dundee, Roman Empire, Power and People
    2015 30 May - 13 Sep, Tyne and Wear Museum, Roman Empire, Power and People
    1998 9 Feb-3 May, India, Mumbai, Sir Caswasjee Jahangir Hall, The Enduring Image
    1997 13 Oct-1998 5 Jan, India, New Delhi, National Museum, The Enduring Image

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1864

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    1864,1128.61

  • C&M Catalogue number

    • RE3p341.793

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