About this object

Silver denarius of Hadrian.
Obverse: Laureate head of Hadrian right, legend around 'HADRIANVS AVG COS III PP'
Reverse: Aegyptos reclining with sistrum in dexter, an ibis or stork at her feet. legend 'AEGYPTOS'.
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume II, page 374, number 297.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 134 - 138 AD
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    2.9 g
Object view = Archaeology
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