Aureus with bust of Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 118


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.17 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

67.600

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right.
IMPCAESARTRAIANHADRIANVSAVG
Reverse: Felicitas standing left, holding cornucopia in left hand, caduceus in right.
PMTRP C OSDES III; FEL AVG (in field)

Provenance

By 1966: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 12, 1967

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour