Side view of the mirror, showing the rim of the obverse coin, above

Back of reverse

Back of obverse

Reverse: Antinous as a herdsman, approaching a reed

Obverse: Bare bust of Antinous

Opened mirror, showing the front of the obverse coin above and the back of...

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Context: Uncertain
Material: Bronze
Issuing Authority: Hadrian
Actual Weight: 0
Date: exact 117 AD - exact 138 AD
Dimensions: 37.5 mm.
Region: Arcadia
Period: Hadrianic

Obverse Type: Within a dotted circle, Antinous dressed as a herdsman, advancing in 3/4-view to the left, toward a reed; a star in the upper left field.

Donor: Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoƫ Wilbour

Commentary: This piece is a mirror comprised of two Imperial bronze coins

Sources Used: BMCRE III, no. 89, pl. 33.2; head right; Collection R. Jameson III (Paris 1913-1924) 165, no. 442