Aureus with bust of Hadrian
Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 7.15 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right.
Reverse: Salus seated left, phiale in right hand feeding snake coiled around altar.
PMTRPCOSII in exergue: SALVSAVG
Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.
The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse