Denarius

Sabina, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

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117-137

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 2.8 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Arthur Fairbanks, Class of 1886, in memory of his father, Henry Fairbanks, Class of 1853

27.1.29320

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Inscrip. SABINA AVGVSTA. Sabina, bust, draped, facing right. Simply depicted hair, with prominent head band running from top of head behind to the nape of the neck (possible significance?) Reverse: Inscrip. CONCOR-DIA AVG. Seated female figure, togate, facing left. Right arm is extended holding a patera. Left arm is by side, forearm extended vertically holding a staff which is vertical and parallel to the seated figure. Possible head piece.

Exhibition History

Artifacts of the Roman Empire, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 18-November 5, 1990.

Provenance

Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.

Old Number

HN 243

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