Cistophorus with head of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 128–132 or later


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Sardis

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 10.58 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.562

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hadrian, right.
HADRIANVS AVGVSTVSPP
Reverse: Demeter, veiled, advancing right, holding grain stalk in right hand and long transverse scepter in her left.
COS III

Provenance

By 1965: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1 (Spink & Son Numismatic Circular, March 1965, no. 1612); purchased by MFA from Spink & Son, Ltd., May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour