As with bust of Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 119


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 10.53 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.594

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, drapery on left shoulder.
IMPCAESARTRAIANVS HADRIANVSAVG
Reverse: Aeternitas (or Genius ) standing, left foot on globe, scepter in right hand, cornucopia in left.
PONTMAX TRPOTCOSIII in field: S C

Provenance

By date unknown: V. J. E. Ryan Collection; by 1952: with Glendining & Co. Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (auction of the V. J. E. Ryan Collection, part 5, April 2-3, 1952, lot 2798, partial); probably acquired in 1952 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

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