About this object

Silver denarius of Hadrian.
Obverse: Laureate head of Hadrian, facing right. Legend around 'HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS'
Reverse: Victory facing right with a hand on her head and holding a palm leaf. Legend 'COS III'.
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume II, page 361, number 182.
Roman Silver Coinage, 358.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 235 - 238 AD
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    2.7 g
Object view = Archaeology
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