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Aureus with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Bust of Hadrian to right, bareheaded. HADRIANVS AVGCOSIIIPP Reverse: Hadrian, in toga, stands to left, sacrificing at a tripod. From the other side come an attendant leading a bullock, a youth bearing a spear, another playing the double pipes, and a boy (camillus). Above: VOTA ...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 134–138

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21mm. Weight: 7.20 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

00.293

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins