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Cistophorus: CM.LS.1310-R

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Hadrian (117-38)
Mint: Ephesus
Mint: Efes




History note: Bequeathed to Corpus by the Revd. Samuel Savage Lewis, 1891; bt Nelignan sale, Sotheby's 10.xi.1881, lot 198.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 27.58 mm
Image(width): 26.08 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Efes

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1991) by Corpus Christi College


117 - 138

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 11.04 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Hadrian right

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Statue of Artemis Ephesia facing with polos on head and fillets dangling from wrists, in tetrastyle Ionic temple on podium, door between two Amazons and flanking windows in pediment, legend either side and in exergue

  • Text: DIA / NA // EPHESIA
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.LS.1310-R
Primary reference Number: 175226
SNG: VI 1310
RIC: 2.475.6
Metcalf: 46
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 September 2018 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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