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Aureus (Coin) Portraying Empress Sabina

A work made of gold.
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Date:

AD 134, issued by Hadrian

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

Obverse: Bust of Sabina right, draped, wearing diadem; hair waved up in crest
Inscribed: SABINA AVGVSTA
Reverse: Juno stands left, veiled, patera in right hand extended over peacock, left rests on scepter
Inscribed: IVNONI REGINAE

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Empress Sabina

Origin

Rome

Date

Struck 134 AD

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

Obverse: SABINA AVGVSTA "Empress Sabina" Reverse: IVNONI REGINAE

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 7.10 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4873

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