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Sestertius with bust of Sabina, struck under Hadrian

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Obverse: Bust of Sabina right, draped, diademed and wearing queue. SABINAAVGVSTA HADRIANIAVGPP Reverse: Pietas draped, seated left, holding spear and patera. PIE TAS SC (in exergue)

Provenance

1935: anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 3, 1935)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 128–132

Mint

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 26.51 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

35.1458

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins