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Cistophorus with head of Hadrian

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Obverse: Head of Hadrian, right. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVSPP Reverse: Demeter, veiled, advancing right, holding grain stalk in right hand and long transverse scepter in her left. COS III

Provenance

By 1965: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1 (Spink & Son Numismatic Circular, March 1965, no. 1612); purchased by MFA from Spink & Son, Ltd., May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Sardis, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 10.58 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.562

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins