Sestertius with bust of Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 125–128


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 26.57 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

32.668

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian right, drapery on left shoulder.
HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS
Reverse: Roma, in military dress, sits left on cuirass, left foot on helmet, holding Victory and cornucopia. Round shield behind cuirass.
C O S I I I In ex.: SC

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Storer Collection