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Sestertius with bust of Sabina, struck under Hadrian

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Obverse: Draped bust of Sabina to right. SABINAAVGVSTA IMPHADR[IANIAVGPP] Reverse: Vesta seated left, Palladium on right hand. In ex.: SC

Provenance

By 1953: with S. Boutin, Paris; purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from S. Boutin, January 5, 1953; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 128–132

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 28.24 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.485

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins