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Coin of Laodikeia with female head

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Obverse: Head to right wearing diadem and stephane (Aphrodite or Queen Laodice?). Reverse: Double cornucopiae, containing corn and fruit, bound together by a fillet hanging down at left. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 21); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, After 133 B.C.

Mint

Laodikeia, Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.01 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.807

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins