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Coin of Augusta Traiana (Trajanopolis) with bust of Demos

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Obverse: Bust of Demos to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Cybele seated left, rests left arm on tympanum and in right hand holds phiale above lion at her feet. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., October 17, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 117–138

Mint

Augusta Traiana (Trajanopolis), Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 4.40 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1504

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins