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Dupondius with bust of Sabina, struck under Hadrian

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Obverse: Draped bust of Sabina, laureate and diademed, left. SABINAAVGVSTA HADRIANIAVGPP Reverse: Concordia seated left, holding patera in right hand, resting elbow on figure of Spes; under chair, a cornucopia. CONCOR D[IA AVG] in ex.: SC

Provenance

By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 128–132

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.51 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

35.246

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins