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Coin of Attaea with head of Hadrian

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Obverse: Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Zeus stands left, sceptre in left hand, thunderbolt in right, eagle at right. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 117–138

Mint

Attaea, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.73 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1326

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins