Tetradrachm of Alexandria with bust of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 133–134


Mint: Egypt, Alexandria

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 13.06 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

88.265

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Serapis seated to left.
H in field at left and LI in field right for year 18.

Provenance

According to the Registrar's Register of Coins and Medals: the coin was bought at Thebes, Jan. 1853; presented to MFA by Francis Brooks, Feb. 14, 1888

Credit Line

Gift of Francis Brooks