Reverse: Zeus standing

Obverse: Bust of Hadrian

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Context: Laodiceia
Material: Silver
Denomination: Tetradrachm
Issuing Authority: Hadrian
Actual Weight: 10.38 g.
Die Axis: 5
Date: ca. 128 AD - ca. 132 AD
Dimensions: 29.5 mm.
Region: Asia
Period: Hadrianic


Obverse Type: Within a dotted circle, Zeus Laodiceus stands with his head turned to the left in long drapery. He holds an eagle on his outstretched right hand and a scepter in his left.

Donor: Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoƫ Wilbour

Commentary: Imperial cistophoric tetradrachm

Sources Used: BMCRE III, 387, no. 1066 (bare head)