Sabina Æ Sestertius Rome 128-134 AD

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Sabina, wife of Hadrian

Vivia Savina was a Roman Empress the wife of Emperor Hadrian. She was the daughter of Matidia (niece of Roman Emperor Trajan) and granddaughter of Marciana. She was raised in the
household of Trajan and his wife Plotina.
Sabina had no children, it was thought that Hadrian was more sexually interested in his favorite Antinous.

 

Obverse: SABINA AVGVSTA HADRIANI AVG P P, draped bust left, hair in a plait

Reverse: VENERI GENERETICI S-C, Venus standing right, drawing out fold of drapery and holding an apple

RIC 1035; Sear 3941.

This museum quality reproduction was made from impressions of the original coin by Peter Rosa.

Diameter: 32 mm

Copper plated, lead-free pewter, hand finished patina, made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.

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