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Sestertius with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, right, drapery on left shoulder. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS Reverse: Roma seated left on cuirass, holding cornucopia in left hand, Victory with wreath on right hand. At her side, shield and bowcase (?). Helmet and greave by her feet. CO S III SC...

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Provenance

By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., March 11, 1970

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 125–128

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 27.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1970.66

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins