Dupondius with head of Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 134–138


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 14.14 gm.

Accession Number

32.702

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate head of Hadrian to right.
HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P
Reverse: Hilaritas, draped, stands left holding palm and cornucopia.
At feet, small male figure at left touching palm and at right small female figure touching dress of Hilaritas.
HILA RI TASPR In field: S C In ex.: COSIII

Provenance

By date unknown: Malcolm Storer Collection; gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Storer Collection