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Coin of Laodicea with head of Augustus, struck under Zeuxis

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Obverse: Laureate head of Augustus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus Laodikeus stands left, eagle in right hand, sceptre in left. Monogram at left and inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for monogram and 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, Early Imperial Period, about 15 B.C.

Mint

Laodicea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 5.54 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1186

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins