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Coin of Koinon of Crete with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Filleted bust of Hadrian to right, wearing cuirass. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Athena (Palladium type) standing to right, shield on left arm, spear in raised right hand. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1959: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 12.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Crete

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 12.39 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.1447

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins