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Live auction - brm_689307 - SABINA Denier

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Estimate : 250 €
Price : 150 €
Maximum bid : 155 €
End of the sale : 26 October 2021 15:35:02
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 131
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 17 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,28 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 6e
Coments on the condition:
Bel exemplaire sur un flan idéalement centré des deux côtés. Superbe buste de Sabine ainsi qu’un revers finement détaillé. Patine grise avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :


Obverse description : Buste diadémé et drapé de Sabine à droite avec la queue de cheval, vu de trois quarts en avant (L5).
Obverse translation : “Sabina Augusta Hadriani Augusti Pater Patriæ”, (Sabine auguste femme d’Hadrien père de la patrie).


Reverse legend : PVDI-CITIA.
Reverse description : Pudicitia (la Pudeur) voilée debout à gauche, ramenant son voile devant son visage.
Reverse translation : “Pudicitia”, (la Pudeur).

Historical background


(136) Vibia Sabina

Augusta (128-136)

Sabine is the daughter of Matidia and granddaughter Marciane, sister of Trajan. Hadrian, Trajan's ward, married the niece of his tutor 100. The couple was not happy and had no children. Sabine received the title augusta 128 only. She died at the end of the year 136, had not forgiven the Emperor his affair with Antinous, or the preference of the Emperor Aelius.

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