Coin of Koinon of Crete with bust of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 117–138


Mint: Crete

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 12.39 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.1447

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Filleted bust of Hadrian to right, wearing cuirass.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Athena (Palladium type) standing to right, shield on left arm, spear in raised right hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1959: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 12.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour