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Cistophorus with bust of Hadrian

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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

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 128 and later

Mint

Ephesus, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.299

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins