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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.2.188
People
Hadrian, Roman (r. 117-138 CE)
Title
Coin of Gaza under Hadrian
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
132-133 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Gaza (Palestine)
Period
Roman Imperial period
Culture
Roman Provincial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/322983
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
10 g
2.1 cm (13/16 in.)
Die Axis
12
Date on Object
193
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: AYT KAI TRAI ADRIANOC CE
  • Reverse Inscription: GAZA D
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Meshorer, ACNAC 8, 69
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund and purchase through the generosity of the Estate of Leo Mildenberg
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.2.188
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: laureate head of Hadrian r., around Greek inscription
Rev.: Tyche wearing kalathos standing facing looking l., resting her hadn on scepter and holding cornucopia, beside her, heifer standing l., around Greek inscription, symbol, and date

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