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Coin of Tabala with bust of Demos, struck under Menophantus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Demos to right, with features of Alexander the Great. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Cybele enthroned left, with patera and tympanon. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


One of a group of coins purchased in Greece or Asia Minor in 1963 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III on behalf of MFA with funds approved in advance by the Trustees; accessioned March 11, 1964

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 147–161


Tabala, Asia: Lydia


Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 9.76 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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