Denarius with bust of Sabina, struck under Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 128–136


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.25 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

12.514

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Sabina, draped, right, hair falling in plait down neck; it is waved at back and rises on top over stephane above diadem.
SABINA AVGVSTA
Reverse: Venus, draped, standing front, head right, holding apple in left hand and with right drawing fold of drapery from left shoulder.
VENERI GENETRICI

Provenance

By date unknown: Joseph H. Clark Collection; gift of Joseph H. Clark to MFA, June 6, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark