Obverse: Bust of Hadrian

Reverse: Tetrastyle temple

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Context: Ephesus
Material: Silver
Denomination: Tetradrachm
Issuing Authority: Hadrian
Actual Weight: 10.90 g.
Die Axis: 6
Date: ca. 138 AD
Dimensions: 29 mm.
Region: Asia
Period: Hadrianic

Obverse Type: Tetrastyle temple, within which sits a statue of the Artemis of Ephesus. In pediment, there is a table.

Donor: Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoƫ Wilbour

Commentary: Imperial cistophoric tetradrachm

Sources Used: BMCRE III, 394, nos. 1091-2 (with three tables in pediment); RIC II, no. 475a (same); cf. Cohen 1880-1892, 2, no. 536 (distyle temple)