Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Hadrian

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

AD 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

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Hadrian

Origin

Rome

Date

119 AD–122 AD

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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