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Cistophorus with head of Hadrian

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[inscription] Obverse: Head of Hadrian to right. HAD[RIANV]S AVGCOSIIIPP Reverse: Ephesian Artemis standing with outstretched arms, flanked each side by a stag with head turned upwards. [DIANA] EPHESIA

Provenance

By date unknown: Dennis Kapp Collection; gift of Dennis Kapp to MFA, December 17, 1982

Credit Line

Gift of Dennis Kapp

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 134–138

Mint

Ephesus, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 7.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1982.771

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins