Denarius with bust of Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 117


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.33 gm.

Accession Number

01.4991

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right.
IMPCAESTRAIANHADRIANOAVGDIVITRA
Reverse: Pietas, veiled, standing left, raising right hand, left arm at side.
PIE TAS left and right, in field.
 PARTHFDIVINERNEPPMTRPCOS

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins