Coin of Pergamum in alliance with Sardis with Demoi, struck under Cephalion

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 1 (?)

Mint: Asia: Mysia and Ionia, Pergamum and Sardis (Alliance)


Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 5.00 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Obverse: Demos of Pergamum right crowning Demos of Sardis.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Statue of Augustus, spear in right hand, standing in distyle temple on two steps.
Inscriptions in Greek above and around.


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