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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.


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Cadi, Asia: Phrygia


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

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The Ancient World


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