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Coin Portraying Emperor Hadrian

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

118

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the emperor Hadrian, facing right.

On the back, Hadrian is shown seated on a balcony with the goddess Liberty.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Hadrian

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

118 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS (HADRIANIUS AVG) Reverse: LIBERALITA) S AVG (S C PONT MAX TR POT) COS II

Dimensions

Diam. 3.1 cm; 22.42 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1324

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