Dupondius with head of Aelius Verus, struck under Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 137


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 14.09 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

35.253

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Aelius Verus, bare, right.
LAELIVS CAESAR
Reverse: Pannonia standing facing, looking left, holding standard with right hand and drapery with left.
TR PO T COS II in field left and right: PANN O NIA /S C

Provenance

By date unknown: H. C. Levis Collection; 1925: with Naville & Cie., 6 & 8 Rue Pécolat, Geneva, Switzerland (Naville auction 11 [H. C. Levis Collection], Hôtel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, Switzerland, June 18-20, 1925, lot 561); by date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)