About this object

Silver denarius of Hadrian.
Obverse: Laureate head of Hadrian facing right. Legend around '[HADRANVS] AVG CO[S III PP]'
Reverse: Roma and the Emperor clasping hands, legend around '[A]DV[ENTUS] AUG'
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume II, page 366, number 226.
Roman Silver Coinage, 80c.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 134 - 138 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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