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Coin of Laodicea with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Three city goddesses. In center Laodiceia seated left holding cornucopia and statuette of Zeus Laodikeus. At left Phrygia stands holding sceptre and two ears of corn. At right Caria stands holding...

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By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 211–212


Laodicea, Asia: Phrygia


Diameter: 47 mm. Weight: 40.90 gm. Die Axis: 7

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins