Aureus with bust of Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 119–122


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.44 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1975.787

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right.
IMPCAESARTRAIAN HADRIANVSAVG
Reverse: Jupiter standing, staff in left hand, thunderbolt in right.
PMTRP COSIII

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, June 11, 1975, as Apparatus (reassigned to the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoë Wilbour, March 10, 1976)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour