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Coin of Tabae with bust of Demos

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Obverse: Head of Demos to right. In front: B Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche standing left. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 253–268

Mint

Tabae, Asia: Caria

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 5.60 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

88.74

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics