Coin; Denarius


About this object

Silver denarius of Hadrian.
Obverse: Laureate head of Hadrian, facing right. Legend around 'HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS'
Reverse: Spes walking left, legend '[COS III]'
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume II, page 361, number 181.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 125 - 128 AD
  • Materials
    Metal; Silver alloy
  • Location
    Museum of Liverpool, First Floor, Cheshire Hoards Touring case
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    2.7 g
Object view = Archaeology
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