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Coin of Colossae with head of Demos

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Obverse: Laureate head of Demos right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Artemis Ephesia stands front, between two stags. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, February 9, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Colossae, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 14.03 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

66.51

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins