Aureus with bust of Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 125–128


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 7.35 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1973.642

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Hadrian right, laureate, drapery on left shoulder.
HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS
Reverse: Hadrian on horseback right, right hand raised.
COS III

Provenance

Date unknown before 1957: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 12, 1973; reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, 10/12/1977

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour