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Coin of Colossae with bust of Demos

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Obverse: Laureate bust of young Demos right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Helios, radiate, standing to front in quadriga, holds torch in right hand, globe in left. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions) Doublestruck.


By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 180–192


Colossae, Asia: Phrygia


Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 15.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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