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Sestertius with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian to right. HADRIANVS AVGCOSIIIPP Reverse: Salus standing left, feeding snake from patera in right hand. In field: S C SALVS AV G

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 134–138

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 23.47 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.482

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins