Coin of Tripolis with bust of Demos

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 193–268


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Tripolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 14.97 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1219

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Demos to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: River-god Maeander reclining to left holds reed in right hand, cornucopia in left. At right, vase from which water flows.
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