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Aureus with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right. IMPCAESARTRAIANHADRIANVSAVG Reverse: Felicitas standing left, holding cornucopia in left hand, caduceus in right. PMTRP C OSDES III; FEL AVG (in field)

Provenance

By 1966: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 12, 1967

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 118

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.17 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

67.600

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins