Coin of Laodicea with bust of Caracalla, struck under L. Aelius Pigretus
Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Laodicea
Diameter: 45.5 mm. Weight: 46.94 gm. Die Axis: 6
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: At left Ge standing, holding cornucopia, and at right Thalassa holding oar. Both support statue of Caracalla, radiate, with patera and sceptre.
Beneath statue, eagle with wings spread, stands on wreath.
Behind Ge, two ears of corn. Dolphin behind Thalassa.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour