Monday, August 21, 2017

Figure 93

© Classical Numismatic Group, Inc. (CNG).
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Cistophoric Tetradrachm coin struck under Hadrian (AD 117–138). Aphrodisias mint, after 128 AD. Obv.: HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P. Bust of Hadrian Rev.: COS III, Cult statue of Venus (Aphrodite) Aphrodisias standing with outstretched hands, star and crescent on either side of calathus, lion-headed censer behind, Cupid seated left on low cippus before (RIC 516).

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