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Aureus with bust of Sabina, struck under Hadrian

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Obverse: Bust of Sabina, diademed and draped, right. SABINA AVGVSTA Reverse: Vesta enthroned left, scepter in left hand, Palladium on extended right hand. VES TA

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, June 11, 1975, as Apparatus (reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, March 10, 1976)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 128–136

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 5.35 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1975.789

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins