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Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, drapery on left shoulder. IMPCAESARTRAIANVS HADRIANVSAVG Reverse: Aeternitas (or Genius ?) standing, left foot on globe, scepter in right hand, cornucopia in left. PONTMAX TRPOTCOSIII in field: S C


By date unknown: V. J. E. Ryan Collection; by 1952: with Glendining & Co. Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (auction of the V. J. E. Ryan Collection, part 5, April 2-3, 1952, lot 2798, partial); probably acquired in 1952 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 119




Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 10.53 gm. Die Axis: 6

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