Cistophorus with head of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 134/5–138


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 10.51 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

69.953

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hadrian, right.
HADR[IA]NVS AVGCOSIIIPP
Reverse: Ephesian Artemis stands to front, fillets hanging from her wrists.
At left and right stag stands with head turned upwards.
DIANA EPHESIA

Provenance

Date unknown (1969 ?): with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XLV/XLVI, no. 151); 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 11, 1969

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour