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Coin of Trapezopolis with bust of Demos

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Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Demos to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Mên standing, head to left, holds scepter in left hand, and phiale with right over lighted altar. Crescent behind shoulder. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 2nd–3rd century A.D

Mint

Trapezopolis, Asia: Caria

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 5.36 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1135

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins