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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.1304
People
Hadrian, Roman (r. 117-138 CE)
Title
Drachm of Alexandria under Hadrian
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
133-134 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Alexandria (Egypt)
Period
Roman Imperial period
Culture
Roman Provincial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/179870
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
24.41 g
Denomination
drachm
Date on Object
Year 18
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙС ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СƐΒ
  • Reverse Inscription: LIH
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Milne 1416; RPC III 5895;
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.1304
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: bust of Hadrian to r., laureate, cuirass, drape at the neck.
Rev.: Isis Pharia holding sail in front of Pharos.
Subjects and Contexts

Ancient Coins

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