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Coin of Laodicea with bust of Philip I

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Seated Tyche of Laodiceia flanked on each side by two standing turreted figures. Rivergod swims at her feet. CALLAO DMETRO POLEOS Greek letters in exergue.

Provenance

By 1972: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., November 17, 1982

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 244–249

Mint

Laodicea, Syria

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 8.68 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1982.520

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins