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Dupondius (?) with bust of Sabina, struck under Hadrian

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Obverse: Bust of Sabina, draped, hair coiled and piled above double stephane. SABINAAVGVSTA IMPHADRIANIAVG Reverse: Vesta, draped, sits left on low seat holding palladium in right hand and sceptre in left. S C (in exergue)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Storer Collection

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 128–132

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 12.95 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

32.715

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins