Coin of Sebaste with bust of Demos

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


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Sebaste

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 5.24 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.548

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Demos to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tyche standing, looking left, holds rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour