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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:

134-138

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

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

On the back, the figure of Italia is shown veiled, standing and facing left.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Hadrian

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

134 CE–138 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Reverse: (ITA) LIA

Dimensions

Diam. 1.7 cm; 3.22 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1277

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