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Maker(s):Hadrian (minted under)
Culture:Roman; Imperial
Title:Sestertius of Hadrian
Date Made:119-122 CE
Type:Coin/Money
Materials:Bronze (AE)
Place Made:Africa; Egypt; Alexandria
Measurements:35mm; 22.789g
Accession Number:  MH 2000.4.12g.INV
Credit Line:Source and date of acquisition unknown
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Obverse: Bust of Hadrian right, laureate; inscription illegible
Reverse: Alexandria in elephant headress greeting togate Hadrian, who carries scepter; IE center field.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; numismatics

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