Semis with bust of Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 125–128


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 6.28 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.303

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Hadrian to right.
HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS
Reverse: Tyche of the Antioch (?) seated to left, on pile of rocks. River-god (?) below.
She holds corn ears in right hand.
COS III Left and right in field: S C

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 6972); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour