Coin of Colossae with bust of Demos

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 180–192


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Colossae

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 15.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.393

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of young Demos right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Helios, radiate, standing to front in quadriga, holds torch in right hand,
globe in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Doublestruck.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour