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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 Laodiceus standing to left, holding eagle on his right hand, staff in left. Monogram in field at left. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 263); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about 15 B.C. (?)

Mint

Laodicea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.26 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

63.244

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins