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Coin of Laodicea with bust of Nero, struck under Anto. Polemo

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Obverse: Draped bust of Nero to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tripod, with serpent coiled left around cover. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Laodicea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.94 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1187

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins