Cistophorus with head of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 134–138


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 7.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1982.771

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hadrian to right.
HAD[RIANV]S AVGCOSIIIPP
Reverse: Ephesian Artemis standing with outstretched arms, flanked each side
by a stag with head turned upwards.
[DIANA] EPHESIA

Provenance

By date unknown: Dennis Kapp Collection; gift of Dennis Kapp to MFA, December 17, 1982

Credit Line

Gift of Dennis Kapp