Aureus with bust of Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 134–138


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1974.521

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, right
HADRIANVS AVGCOSIIIPP
Reverse: Genius stands, head left, cornucopia in left hand, right holding patera over flaming altar.
G EN I O.P.R

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, November 13, 1974); reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, October 12, 1977

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour