Sestertius with bust of Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 134–138


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 24.76 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1998.483

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right.
HADRIANVS AVGCOSIIIPP
Reverse: Kneeling Achaea at left extends hand to standing Hadrian.
In center, vase with palm.
RESTITVTORIACH[AIAE] in ex.: SC

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; December 16, 1998: gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III