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Coin of Cadi with bust of Dionysus

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Obverse: Bust of Dionysos to right, with wreath of ivy leaves. Reverse: Athena, helmeted, stands looking left, holding a patera in her right hand, and a spear in her left, with a shield at her feet, beside the spear. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 11); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 2nd century A.D.

Mint

Cadi, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.38 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.799

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins