Coin of Laodicea in alliance with Pergamum with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–180


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

Dimensions

Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 23.24 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.245

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus Laodikeos to right and Asklepios, head to left, facing, with their usual attributes.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 264); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour