Aureus with bust of Sabina, struck under Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 128–136


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 5.35 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1975.789

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Sabina, diademed and draped, right.
SABINA AVGVSTA
Reverse: Vesta enthroned left, scepter in left hand, Palladium on extended right hand.
VES TA

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