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Semis with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Hadrian to right. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Reverse: Tyche of the Antioch (?) seated to left, on pile of rocks. River-god (?) below. She holds corn ears in right hand. COS III Left and right in field: S C

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 6972); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 125–128

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 6.28 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.303

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins