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Sestertius with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, laureate, right, drapery over left shoulder. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Reverse: Neptune stands to right, left foot on prow, cloak over left thigh, trident in right hand, acrostolium in left. COS III in field: S C

Provenance

By 1965: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., April 14, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 125–128

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 29.70 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.445

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins