Cistophorus with head of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 135–136


Mint: Bithynia, Nicomedia

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 027.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 10.66 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

60.226

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hadrian, bare, right.
IMPCAESTRA HADRIANOAVGPP
Reverse: Temple showing eight columns on podium of three steps.
ROMSPAVG (in pediment of temple) COM BIT (in field)

Provenance

By 1960: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; April 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for
$ 468.00 (this is the total price for 60.226-60.228)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour