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Numismatics
Ruler: Hadrian, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 76–138, ruled 117–38
Artist: Unknown

Cistophorus of Hadrian, Emperor of Rome

128

silver

10.70 g, 6:00, 29.5 mm
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund with the assistance of Ben Lee Damsky
2009.110.15
Geography: 
Made in Uncertain, Asia
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
2nd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

CNG, Lancaster, Pa., June 14, 2006, cat. 72, lot 1517; Ben Lee Damsky, 2006–9; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2010.pdf (accessed 2012).

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