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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Ruler: Hadrian, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 76–138, ruled 117–38
Mint: Colophon
Artist: Unknown

Cistophorus of Hadrian, Emperor of Rome from Colophon

128–32

Silver

11.31 g, 6:00, 27.2 mm
Promised gift of Ben Lee Damsky
ILE2013.17.147
Geography: 
Made in Colophon, Ionia
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
2nd century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Bibliography: 

William E. Metcalf, “Hadrianic Novelties,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2011): 44, ill.

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