About this object

Silver denarius of Hadrian.
Obverse: Laureate and draped head of Hadrian right. Legend around ' IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG'
Reverse: Salus seated left, holding patera and feeding a snake rising from an altar. Legend 'P M TR P COS III', 'SAL AVG' in exergue.
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume II, page 356, number 137b.
Roman Silver Coinage, 1327.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 119 - 122 AD
  • Materials
    Silver Alloy
  • Location
    Item currently on loan
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    2.8 g
Object view = Archaeology
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