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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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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

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Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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


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


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

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The Ancient World


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