About this object

Silver denarius featuring Sabina, wife of Hadrian.
Obverse: Bust of Sabina right, diademed and draped. legen around 'SABINA AVGVSTA'
Reverse: figure of Venus standing right, holding an apple. Legend 'VENERA GENETRICI'
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume II, page 387, number 396.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
    Roman
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 128 - 136 AD
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
    2014
  • Measurements
    3 g
Object view = Archaeology
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