Sestertius with bust of Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 125–128


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 23.15 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

32.620

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, laureate, drapery on left, right.
HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS
Reverse: Virtus, in military dress, stands left with right foot on helmet, holding parazonium and spear.
PM TRP COS III
in field: VIRT AVG/S C

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Storer Collection