Sestertius with bust of Hadrian
Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 24.06 gm. Die Axis: 6
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Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right.
Reverse: Ceres, standing left, holds long torch in left hand, corn ears in right.
PMTRP COSIII in field: S C
By date unknown: Edward Bunbury Collection; by date unknown: C. E. Mackerell Collection; by 1906: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, Wellington Street, Strand, London (auction of the Mackerell Collection, May 16-18, 1906, lot 139: from the Bunbury Collection); by date unknown: Henry Platt Hall Collection; by 1950: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (Glendining auction of the Hall Collection, November 16-17, 20-21, 1950, lot 1389, partial); by date unknown in the 1950s: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; November 17, 1982: gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule