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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)

Provenance

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).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Laodicea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

62.546

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins