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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.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Adana, Cilicia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

63.3002

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins