Coin of Adana with bust of Demeter

Greek
Hellenistic Period
2nd–1st century B.C.


Mint: Cilicia, Adana

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 5.05 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.3002

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Veiled, draped bust of Demeter to right.
Reverse: Horse to left.
Inscriptions in Greek at left, around and in exergue.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour