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Cistophorus with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Bust of Hadrian, right. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVSPP Reverse: Jupiter, draped over left shoulder and around waist, stands with head to left holding eagle in right hand, sceptre in left. COS III

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (Glendining & Co. Ltd., auction of A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962, lot 302 [as ex Lugano auction, 1925, no. 1132]); purchased at the Woodward auction on behalf of MFA by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 128

Mint

Aezani, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 10.93 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.71

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins