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Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Eagle standing on club (?), head turned left. Palm in right field. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Antioch, Syria

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 13.00 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.114

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins