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Sestertius with bust of Aelius Verus, struck under Hadrian

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Obverse: Bust of Aelius Verus, right. LAELIVS CAESAR Reverse: Spes standing to left, flower in right hand, left grasping skirt. TR.POT COS.II S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1966: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen Liste 274, March 1967, no. 46); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., May 10, 1967

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 137

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 26.13 Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

67.630

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins