Didrachm of Caesarea with bust of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 119–138


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.41 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.103

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian to right. Border of dots.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Mt. Argaeus, with star on summit. Border of dots.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour