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Sestertius with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian right, drapery on left shoulder. IMPCAESARTRAIANVS HADRIANVSAVG Reverse: Hadrian enthroned on platform, greeting woman holding small child with another at her feet. PONTMAXTRP OTCOSIII in field: S C in ex.: LIBERTASRES/TITVTA

Provenance

By 1999: with Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., P.O. Box 479, Lancaster, Pa. 17608-0479 (Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., Mail Bid Sale 51, September 15, 1999, lot 1299); purchased by MFA at Mail Bid Sale 51 and accessioned December 15, 1999

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 119

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 26.91 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1999.513

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins