Tetradrachm of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with bust of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 117–138


Mint: Cilicia, Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 9.69 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

60.1438

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian to right with drapery on left shoulder.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: God (or Divus Traianus?) with radiate crown and flowing cloak on horseback to right; altar at right.
Inscription in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for
$ 1,085.00 (this is the total price of 60.1435-60.1438)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour