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As with bust of Hadrian

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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

Provenance

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

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 119

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1998.594

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins