Denarius with head of Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 134–138


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.47 gm.

Accession Number

32.1199

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hadrian, bare, right.
HADRIANVS AVGCOSIIIPP
Reverse: Tellus standing left, wearing tunic to knees, holding plough-handle in right hand and rake upwards in left; at right, two ears of grain rising from ground.
TELLVS STABIL

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified