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Sestertius with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, laureate, drapery on left, right. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Reverse: Virtus, in military dress, stands left with right foot on helmet, holding parazonium and spear. PM TRP COS III in field: VIRT AVG/S C

Provenance

By date unknown: Malcolm Storer Collection; gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Storer Collection

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 125–128

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 23.15 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

32.620

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins