As with head of Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 134–138


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 10.16 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

92.65

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hadrian, bare, to right.
HADRIANVS AVGCOSIIIPP
Reverse: Roma, helmeted, in military dress, standing right, holding vertical spear in left hand and clasping right hands with Hadrian, togate, standing left, holding scroll in left hand.
ADVENT VSAVG in exergue: S C

Provenance

By 1891: Rebecca Salisbury Collection; bequest of Rebecca Salisbury to MFA, January 6,1892

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury