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As (Coin) Portraying Emperor Hadrian

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

119-125

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the head of Emperor Hadrian, facing to the right. On the back (reverse), Pax stands slightly left, holding a branch and a cornucopia.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

As (Coin) Portraying Emperor Hadrian

Place

Roman Empire (Artist's nationality)

Date

119 CE–125 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS [AVG] Reverse: P M [TR P] COS III S C

Dimensions

Diam.: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.872

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