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Coin of Laodicea with bust of Roma

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Obverse: Bust of Roma looking to left, wearing crested helmet. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Two hands, clasped. Inscription in Greek. (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, 3rd century A.D.

Mint

Laodicea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.84 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

62.547

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins