Denarius of Sabina Augustus, "CONCORDIA"

Sabina, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

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128-137, perhaps 138

Silver

Overall: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund

2001.8.34005

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Bust of Sabina Augusta, facing right, wearing diadem, with drapery over the shoulder. Border of dots. Legend: SABINA AVGVSTA HADRIANI AV[G](usti) P(ater) P(atriae) (Sabina Augusta, wife of Hadrian Augustus, Father of his Country) clockwise from seven o’clock. Reverse: Concordia on a throne, facing left, wearing dress and diadem, holding a patera in her right hand and scepter in her left. A cornucopia lies beneath the throne. Border of dots. Legend: CONCORDIA AVG(usti) (the Concordia of Augustus) clockwise from eight o’clock.

Course History

LAT 3.04, Intermediate Latin, Patrick Glauthier, Winter 2020

LAT 3.03, Intermediate Latin, Roger Ulrich, Winter 2020

LAT 3.02, Intermediate Latin, Simone Oppen, Winter 2020

LAT 3.01, Intermediate Latin, Jenny Lynn, Winter 2020

CLST 18, HIST 94.6, History of the Roman Empire, Roberta Stewart, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Investigations into the Ancient Mediterranean, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Yale University Collection-Sharing Initiative, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 5-June 24, 2012.

From Art to Artifact: Making Sense of Roman Coins, Roman Numismatics Senior Seminar, Spring 2009, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June13, 2009.

Publication History

IMPERIUM ROMANUM IN NUMMIS, The Roman Empire in and on Its Coinage, a booklet with entries created by Dartmouth students and Professor Roberta Stewart, Spring 2012, no. 18, Clare Hornig, Class of 2013.

Provenance

Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois; sold to present collection, 2001.

Catalogue Raisonne

BMC, Hadrian nos. 905-906

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