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Coin of Laodicea in alliance with Pergamum with bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus Laodikeos to right and Asklepios, head to left, facing, with their usual attributes. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.


By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 264); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 161–180


Laodicea and Pergamum (Alliance), Asia: Phrygia and Mysia


Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 23.24 gm. Die Axis: 7

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The Ancient World


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