Cistophorus with bust of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 128–132 or later


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Laodicea

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 10.38 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

69.954

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, draped and cuirassed, right.
HADRIANVS AVGVSTVSPP
Reverse: Zeus Laodikeus standing, head left, in long drapery, holds eagle on right hand, scepter in left.
COS III

Provenance

Date unknown (1969 ?): with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XLV/XLVI, no. 152); 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 11, 1969

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour