Sestertius with bust of Hadrian
Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 24.29 gm. Die Axis: 11
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Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, draped, right.
Reverse: Egypt seated left, holding sistrum in right hand and resting left arm on basket of fruits. At left ibis stands on column.
AEGYPTOS SC (in exergue)
By date unknown: Earl Fitzwilliam Collection; by 1949: with Christie, Manson & Woods, Ltd., Spencer House, 27 St. James's Place, St. James's Streeet, London, S.W. 1 (Christie's auction of the Earl Fitzwilliam Collection, sold by order of the Earl Fitzwilliam's Wentworth Estates Company, May 30-31, 1949, lot 118, partial); by 1964: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., December 9, 1964
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour