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Aureus with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, right HADRIANVS AVGCOSIIIPP Reverse: Genius stands, head left, cornucopia in left hand, right holding patera over flaming altar. G EN I O.P.R

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, November 13, 1974); reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, October 12, 1977

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 134–138

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1974.521

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins