Reverse: Ephesian Artemis

Obverse: Head of Hadrian

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Context: Ephesus
Material: Silver
Denomination: Tetradrachm
Issuing Authority: Hadrian
Actual Weight: 10.51 g.
Die Axis: 5
Date: ca. 134 AD - ca. 138 AD
Dimensions: 28 mm.
Region: Asia
Period: Hadrianic


Obverse Type: Ephesian Artemis (Diana) stands to facing the front with fillets hanging from her wrists. To her left and right two stags stand with their heads turned upwards toward her.

Donor: Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoƫ Wilbour

Commentary: Imperial cistophoric tetradrachm

Sources Used: BMCRE III, 394, no. 1090