Coin of Ephesus with bust of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 117–138


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 32.90 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1982.389

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Cult statue in temple of Artemis.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1982: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1100, 1050 Seventeenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (List 2, February 1982, no. 29); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 9, 1982

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour