SABINA AVGVSTA HADRIANI AVG P P, draped bust right / CONCORDIA AVG, Concordia seated left with patera, resting elbow on figure of Spes; cornucopiae beneath the chair. 18mm, 3.62 grams. Rome mint. RIC 398, RSC 12, BMC 895
Ex-CNG; Ex-private British collection.
Vibia Sabina (83–136/137 CE) was a Roman Empress, wife and second cousin once removed to the Roman Emperor Hadrian. She was the daughter of Matidia (niece of Roman Emperor Trajan) and consul Lucius Vibius Sabinus. Sabina is the first woman whose image features on a regular and continuous series of coins minted at Rome.