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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.


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Laodicea, Asia: Phrygia


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

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The Ancient World


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