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Coin of Laranda with bust of Philip II

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Wolf standing left with human hand in his mouth. Inscriptions in Greek around, above wolf, and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; June 13, 1969: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, September 23, 1969

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 244–247

Mint

Laranda, Lycaonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 11.38 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

69.1093

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins