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Coin of Laodicea with bust of Demos, struck under Polemo

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Demos right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus Laodikeus standing, looking left, holds eagle in right hand, sceptre in left. Inscriptions in Greek around and in field at right. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 50–54


Laodicea, Asia: Phrygia


Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.78 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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