Sestertius with bust of Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 134–138


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 31.11 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

00.295

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, laureate, to right.
HADRIANVS AVGCOSIIIPP
Reverse: Aequitas, standing to left, holding a pair of scales in her right hand and a long sceptre in her left.
AEQVI TASAVG in field left and right: S C

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 1900

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund