Coin of Lysias with bust of Demos, struck under Attalus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 161–192


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Lysias

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 4.40 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.1234

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Filleted bust of Demos, to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Dionysos standing, head to left, holds bunch of grapes in right hand,
thyrsos in left.
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