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Sestertius with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, laureate, to right. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Reverse: Aequitas, standing to left, holding a pair of scales in her right, and a long sceptre in her left. AEQVITAS AVG S C

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 1900

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 134–138

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 31.11 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

00.295

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins