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Coin of Koinon of Bithynia with head of Hadrian

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Obverse: Laureate head of Hadrian, to right. Inscription in Greek, around. Reverse: Octastyle temple, border of dots. Inscription in Greek to left, right, and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin VIII, no. 31); purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art, , for $ 196.50 (this is the total price for 59.232-59.244)April 9, 1959

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 23.06 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

59.234

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins