Sestertius with bust of Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 119


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 26.91 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1999.513

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian right, drapery on left shoulder.
IMPCAESARTRAIANVS HADRIANVSAVG
Reverse: Hadrian enthroned on platform, greeting woman holding small child
with another at her feet.
PONTMAXTRP OTCOSIII in field: S C
in ex.: LIBERTASRES/TITVTA

Provenance

By 1999: with Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., P.O. Box 479, Lancaster, Pa. 17608-0479 (Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., Mail Bid Sale 51, September 15, 1999, lot 1299); purchased by MFA at Mail Bid Sale 51 and accessioned December 15, 1999

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour