Coin of Koinon of Bithynia with head of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 117–138


Mint: Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 23.06 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

59.234

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.
Inscriptions in Greek to left and right and in exergue.
Border of dots.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin VIII, no. 31); purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art, , for $ 196.50 (this is the total price for 59.232-59.244)April 9, 1959

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour