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Coin Depicting Emperor Hadrian

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

117-138

Artist:

Roman; Ephesos, Ionia (now Izmir, Turkey)

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the head of Emperor Hadrian, facing to the right. On the back (reverse), a stag stands, facing to the left.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Depicting Emperor Hadrian

Place

Smyrna (Minted in)

Date

117 CE–138 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: [AY KAI TΡA] AΔΡIANOC Reverse: EΦE CIΩN

Dimensions

Diam.: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.2899

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