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Photo credit: Christopher Gardner
Ruler: Hadrian, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 76–138, ruled 117–38
Mint: Ephesus
Artist: Unknown

Cistophorus of Hadrian, Emperor of Rome from Ephesus

129

silver

9.70 g, 6:00, 9.7 mm
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund with the assistance of Ben Lee Damsky
2008.83.144
Geography: 
Made in Ephesus, Ionia
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
2nd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Galerie, Numismatique, Lausanne, January 14, 2007, cat. 9, lot 465; Ben Lee Damsky, 2007–8; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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