Coin of Laodicea with bust of Caracalla
Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Laodicea
Diameter: 47 mm. Weight: 40.90 gm. Die Axis: 7
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Three city goddesses.
In center Laodiceia seated left holding cornucopia and statuette of Zeus Laodikeus.
At left Phrygia stands holding sceptre and two ears of corn.
At right Caria stands holding branch and cornucopia.
Inscriptions in Greek, above, in exergue, at left and at right.
By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour