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Roman Empire

Ruler: Sabina Wife of Hadrian
Reigned: married 100 AD: died 136/7 AD
Denomination: AR Denarius
Mint: Rome
Date of Issue: 134 AD
Obverse: Diademed bust draped, right, hair in queue down her back. "SABINA AVGVSTA"
Reverse: Juno veiled, standing left, holding patera and sceptre. "IVNONI REGINAE"
Reference: RCV 1187, RSC 43, RCVM 3921, RIC II 395a
Weight: 3 gms
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Vibia SABINA - wife of Hadrian

  • Vibia Sabina was the daughter of L. Vibius Sabinus and Salonia Matidia, favourite niece of the Emperor Trajan and grandaughter of his sister, Ulpia Marciana.
  • She married Hadrian in 100 AD.
  • Relations between the two were not very amicable, and she died in 136 AD,

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