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Cistophorus with head of Hadrian

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Obverse: Head of Hadrian, right. HADR[IA]NVS AVGCOSIIIPP Reverse: Ephesian Artemis stands to front, fillets hanging from her wrists. At left and right stag stands with head turned upwards. DIANA EPHESIA

Provenance

Date unknown (1969 ?): with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XLV/XLVI, no. 151); 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 11, 1969

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 134/5–138

Mint

Ephesus, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 10.51 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

69.953

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins