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Coin of Adana with bust of Demeter

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Obverse: Veiled, draped bust of Demeter to right. Reverse: Horse to left. Inscriptions in Greek at left, around and in exergue. See media screen for Greek inscriptions.


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By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 2nd–1st century B.C.


Adana, Cilicia


Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 5.05 gm. Die Axis: 1

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