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Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, draped. HADRIANVS AVGCOSIIIPP Reverse: Africa, draped, wearing elephant-skin on head, reclines left holding scorpion and cornucopia, left elbow resting on rock (?) to left, basket of corn-ears. AFRICA In ex.: SC

Provenance

By date unknown: Malcolm Storer Collection; gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Storer Collection

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 134–138

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 9.46 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

32.672

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not on View
Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins