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Cistophorus with head of Hadrian

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Obverse: Head of Hadrian, laureate, right. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVSPP Reverse: Salus stands, head right, holding patera in left hand, serpent in right. COS III

Provenance

By 1965: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; 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

Uncertain, Asia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 10.21 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.561

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins