Sestertius with bust of Hadrian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 134–138


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 23.22 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

32.862

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Hadrian to right.
HADRIANVS AVG COSIII PP
Reverse: Hadrian, togate, stands right holding roll (?) in left hand and clasping right hands with Felicitas standing left holding caduceus in left hand.
In ex.: SC FELI CITAS AVG

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Storer Collection