Cistophorus with bust of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 128 and later


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 10.90 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.299

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, right.
HADRIANVS AVGCOSIIIPP
Reverse: Tetrastyle temple, within which statue of Ephesian Artemis. In pediment, table. DIA NA (in field); EPHESIA (in exergue)

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (Glendining & Co. auction of Arthur M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962, lot 299); by 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour