Sestertius with bust of Sabina, struck under Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 128–132


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 26.51 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

35.1458

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Sabina right, draped, diademed and wearing queue.
SABINAAVGVSTA HADRIANIAVGPP
Reverse: Pietas draped, seated left, holding spear and patera.
PIE TAS SC (in exergue)

Provenance

1935: anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 3, 1935)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)