Cistophorus with head of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 128–132


Mint: Asia, Uncertain (unidentified mint D)

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 026.

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 10.57 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

56.140

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hadrian, laureate, right.
HADRIANVS AVGVSTVSPP
Reverse: Roma, helmeted, draped, seated left on cuirass and shield, holding Victory on extended right hand and vertical spear in left.
COS III

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hugo Weissmann, 96 Charles Street, Boston, Mass.; March 8, 1956: purchased by MFA for $ 350.00 from Hugo Weissmann

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour