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Title: Drachma
Date: 117-118
Object Name: coin
Classification: Roman
Culture(s):
Roman
Mint: Africa, Alexandria
Technique: cast
Medium: bronze (AE)
Dimensions: Coin: 34 mm, 12 O'Clock, 18.91 g (1 5/16 in., 12 O'Clock, 0.67 oz.)
Subject/Image: Obverse: Male bust right laureate, emperor Hadrian
Subject/Image: Reverse: Male figure standing right driving quadriga of elephants right.
Inscription: Reverse: LB
Inscription: Obverse: [AVTKAICT]RIANOC ADRIANOCCEB
Description: Bust of Hadrian right bearded, laureate, drapery over left shouder; inscription left and right around. Large pellet above head outside line of inscription/ Emperor standing right holding branch and staff? driving quadriga of elephants right. LB in exergue. Border of dots
Accession Number: NG.1993.2.2351