Denarius of Hadrian, "COS III" (1)

Hadrian, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

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125-128

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (21 mm)

Weight: 2.9 g

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

27.1.29324

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, facing right, bearded, laureate. Border of dots. Legend: HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS (Hadrian Augustus) clockwise from seven o’clock. Reverse: Seven-rayed star within crescent moon in the center of the field. Border of dots. Legend: CO(n)S(ul) III (consul for the third time) in field.

Course History

CLST 6, Introduction to Classical Archaeology, Roger Ulrich, Fall 2014

CLST 6, Introduction to Classical Archaeology, Roger Ulrich, Fall 2012

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.

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

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. 15, Matthew Wefer, Class of 2014.

Provenance

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

Old Number

Hn 241

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