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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)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Laranda, Lycaonia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1973.221

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins