Drachm of Amisus with head of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 136–137


Mint: Pontus, Amisus

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 2.24 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.308

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bare head of Hadrian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Demeter standing, looking left, holds long torch in left hand,
ears of corn in lowered right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 7010); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour