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Coin of Laodicea in alliance with Pergamum with bust of Senate

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Obverse: Draped bust of the Senate to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Zeus Laodikeios stands to the right with sceptre-staff in right hand and eagle on extended left hand. Facing him is Asklepios standing to the left, with snake-entwined staff. Inscription in Greek around and in...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection, Istanbul, Turkey (SNG von Aulock 9 [1964], no. 3871); 1978: with Auctiones A.G., Aeschengraben 14, Basel, Switzerland (Auction 8, June 27-28, 1978, lot 453); 1978: purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III at Auctiones AG Auction 8; 2004-2008: lent by Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA (as L-G 115.7.2004); gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, October 22, 2008

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 200–220

Mint

Laodicea and Pergamum (Alliance), Asia: Phrygia and Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 35.49 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

2008.1062

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins