Reverse: Togate figure of Hadrian

Obverse: Head of Augustus

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Context: Pergamon (?)
Material: Silver
Denomination: Tetradrachm
Issuing Authority: Hadrian
Actual Weight: 9.80 g.
Die Axis: 6
Date: ca. 134 AD - exact 138 AD
Dimensions: 28.5 mm.
Region: Mysia?
Period: Hadrianic


Obverse Type: Togate Hadrian, standing and facing the front, looks left. He holds ears of grain in his right hand and a scroll in his left.

Donor: Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoƫ Wilbour

Commentary: Imperial cistophoric tetradrachm

Sources Used: BMCRE III, 395, no. 1094: reference to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston piece in footnote, 395