Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 117–138


Mint: Syria, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 13.00 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.114

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Eagle standing on club (?), head turned left.
Palm in right field.
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