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Coin of Laranda with bust of Philip I

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Herakles standing, head left, club in right hand, lion's skin in left. Inscription in Greek around and in fields. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1973: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Liste 333, April 1972, no. 43); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., May 9, 1973

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 244–249


Laranda, Lycaonia


Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 17.28 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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