Ancient Roman silver denarius of empress Sabina / Juno

Ancient Roman silver denarius of empress Sabina / Juno

Code: 11810

£152.00 Approx $209.08, €177.99
 

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of empress Sabina (wife of emperor Hadrian), minted at Rome in 132 AD 

Obverse: SABINA AVGVSTA "Sabina Empress"- diademed and draped bust right, hair in queue down neck.

Reverse: IVNONI REGINAE - "To Queen Juno" Juno standing left holding patera and sceptre.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 128 - 138 AD (this coin minted in 132 AD)

SIZE: 19mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.35 grams

ATTRIBUTION: (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 3921, RIC 395a, RSC 43, BMC 940

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Frankfurt am Main, Germany.