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Sestertius with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. HADRIANVS AVGCOSIIIPP Reverse: Kneeling Achaea at left extends hand to standing Hadrian. In center, vase with palm. RESTITVTORIACH[AIAE]; in ex.: SC

Provenance

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

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 134–138

Mint

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 24.76 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1998.483

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins