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Coin of Blaundus with head of Demos, struck under Claudius Miletus

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Obverse: Head of Demos right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Rivergod reclines left, cornucopia in left hand, long reed in right. Beside him, overturned amphora. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 2nd–3rd century A.D.

Mint

Blaundus, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 10.45 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1265

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins