Roman Imperial Coin

Details

  • Title

    Roman Imperial Coin

  • Associated people

    Hadrian (117 - 138) (ruler)
  • Associated place

    Rome (mint)
  • Date

    117 - 138
  • Material and technique

    brass (orichalcum), struck

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  • Technique index

  • Denomination

    Sestertius

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    32 mm (diameter)
    24.63 g (weight)
    6 o'clock (die-axis)
  • Inscription/mark

    ] HADRIANVS [

    CO[S] [ ] S C

  • Design

    Laureate head of Hadrian, right (obverse)


    Neptune standing, left, on prow, holding apulstre and trident (reverse)

  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Lee Toone, 2011.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

  • Accession no.

    HCR8172

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