Coin of Peltae with head of Demos as Hercules

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 138–192


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Peltae

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 8.01 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1983.175

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Demos as Herakles in lionskin right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Horseman right, spear in raised left hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1982: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1100, 1050 Seventeenth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (Waddell Auction 1, Barbizon Plaza Hotel, 106 Central Park South, New York, December 9, 1982, lot 396); by 1983: with Jeffrey Spier, P.O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, April 13, 1983

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour