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Coin of Laerte with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Tyche stands, head left, holding rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Inscription

See attached media

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

Laerte, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.38 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.1448

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins