Hemidrachm of Caesarea with bust of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 120–121


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 14.5 mm. Weight: 1.75 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.102

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Mount Argaeus, figure standing on top.
Inscription in Greek in field.
Border of dots.

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