Denarius of Hadrian, “NILVS”

Click to enlarge

Roman
136 CE
Silver
Mint of Rome
Yale University Art Gallery: Transfer from Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University; 2001.87.6602

Obverse: A bust of Hadrian Laureate faces right.

Legend: HADRIANVS AVG COSIII PP (Hadrian Augustus, Consul for the third time, Father of his Country) clockwise from 7 o’clock. Border of dots.

Reverse: Reclining bearded male figure faces right, holding a cornucopia in his left hand, resting on his right elbow on pillows and drapery. Reeds below. Crocodile above to his right. NILVS in field above right. Border of dots.

This text was prepared by Max Kingsley, Class of 2014.

Not on view

Additional views (-)

Obverse

 

Comparanda

BMC 857-865 (Pl.  63.15-20); RIC 31

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

*
*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

  • S.977.201, Nilotic relief thumbnail
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Portrait of a bearded man
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Standing figurine of Jupiter, detail
    Click to enlarge
    Head of a man, front view B
    Vase in the form of a bust
    Sarcophagus fragment with a reclining Nereid
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    YUAG_geniuscucullatus_thumbnail
    Click to enlarge
    Head of a man, possibly reworked from a portrait of Nero, front view
    Click to enlarge
    Lamp in the form of a head (1)
    Click to enlarge
    Black-figure hydria
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Draped figure of Dionysos
    Figure 3. Hearst, Obverse
    Click to enlarge
    S.977.21_Sarcophagus_thumbnail
    Click to enlarge
    Cilck to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Black-figure Siana cup
    Cup with wheel-cut decoration, view with Raising of Lazarus
    Red-figure squat lekythos, detail A
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Clcik to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Click to enlarge
    Denarius of Julius Caesar
    Click to enlarge
    Sestertius of Hadrian, reverse
    Denarius of Hadrian, reverse
    Denarius of Hadrian, reverse
    Denarius of Hadrian, reverse
    Denarius of Hadrian, reverse
    Denarius of Hadrian, reverse
    Denarius of Hadrian, reverse
    Denarius of Hadrian, reverse
    YUAG 1938.1999, "VOTA PUBLICA"
    Sestertius of Hadrian, reverse
    Dupondius of Hadrian, reverse
    Sestertius of Hadrian, reverse
    Denarius of Trajan, reverse
    Click to enlarge
    prev next