Coin of Cadi with bust of Dionysus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
2nd century A.D.


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Cadi

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.38 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.799

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Dionysos to right, with wreath of ivy leaves.
Reverse: Athena, helmeted, stands looking left, holding a patera in her right hand, and a spear in her left, with a shield at her feet, beside the spear.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 11); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour