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Coin of Cadi with bust of Demos, struck under Aur. Antoninus Hipatrus

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Obverse: Diademed bust of young Demos right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: River-god Hermos reclining left, reed in right hand, cornucopia in left, resting against inverted vase from which stream flows. Inscriptions in Greek above and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 6784); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 238–244

Mint

Cadi, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 19.19 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.297

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins