Cistophorus with bust of Hadrian
Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Synnada
Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 10.24 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, draped, cuirassed, right.
Overstruck with traces of earlier obverse lettering on right side of flan.
Reverse: Amalthea standing, head right wearing mural crown, infant Jupiter on left arm, scepter in right hand. At right, goat with head turned up toward Jupiter.
By date unknown: with Bank Leu AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland (Bank Leu AG auction 18, May 5, 1977, Saal der Zunft zum Kämbel, Limmatquai 52, Zurich, lot 331); purchased by MFA at the Bank Leu auction; accessioned June 9, 1977
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour