Coin of Koinon of Bithynia with head of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 117–138


Mint: Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 6.55 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.2905

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Hadrian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Octastyle temple with round shield in pediment. Space between middle columns.
Inscriptions in Greek in field at left and right and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour