Coin of Laodicea with bust of Demos, struck under Polemo

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 50–54


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Laodicea

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.78 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.546

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Demos right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus Laodikeus standing, looking left, holds eagle in right hand, sceptre in left.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field at right.

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour