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Coin of Tripolis in alliance with Laodicea with bust of Philip I

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Leto running left, with infant Apollo, Artemis; Zeus Laodikeos standing at right, with eagle and sceptre. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Tripolis and Laodicea (Alliance), Asia: Lydia and Phrygia


Diameter: 38.5 mm. Weight: 21.16 gm. Die Axis: 10

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The Ancient World


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