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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Hadrian

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

119-22, issued by Hadrian

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

Obverse: Bust of Hadrian right, laureate, draped
Reverse: Aeternitas (Eternity), standing left, holding busts of Sun and Moon

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Hadrian

Origin

Rome

Date

119 CE–122 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG Reverse: PM TRP COS III

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 3.43 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4872

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