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Coin of Grimenothyrae with bust of Demos (?)

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Obverse: Laureate, bearded head of Demos (?) to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Athena, helmeted, standing front, head to right, holding a spear in her right hand, a shield in her left. Inscription in Greek.


By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 14); 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, Time of Trajan or Hadrian, A.D. 98–138


Grimenothyrae, Asia: Phrygia


Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.53 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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