Sestertius with bust of Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 125–128


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 29.70 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.445

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, laureate, right, drapery over left shoulder.
HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS
Reverse: Neptune stands to right, left foot on prow, cloak over left thigh, trident in right hand, acrostolium in left.
COS III in field: S C

Provenance

By 1965: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., April 14, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour