Coin of Grimenothyrae with bust of Demos (?)

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period, Time of Trajan or Hadrian
A.D. 98–138


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Grimenothyrae

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

63.801

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour