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Denarius with bust of Sabina, struck under Hadrian

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Obverse: Bust of Sabina, draped, right, hair falling in plait down neck; it is waved at back and rises on top over stephane above diadem. SABINA AVGVSTA Reverse: Venus, draped, standing front, head right, holding apple in left hand and with right drawing fold of drapery from left shoulder....

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Provenance

By date unknown: Joseph H. Clark Collection; gift of Joseph H. Clark to MFA, June 6, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 128–136

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.25 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

12.514

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins