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Medallion with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right. IMPCAESARTRAIAN VSHADRIANVSAVG Reverse: Genius stands, head left, cornucopia on left arm, phiale in right hand over flaming altar. GENIVSPO PVLIROMANI

Provenance

By 1964: with Bank Leu & Co. AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland and Adolph Hess AG, Haldenstrasse 5, Lucerne, Switzerland (Hess-Leu auction 24, Lucerne, April 16, 1964, lot 303); by 1965: with Leu & Company's Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich; purchased by MFA from Leu & Company's Bank, Ltd., February 10, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 119–122

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 23.47 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.59

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions