Coin of Laodicea with bust of Marcus Aurelius, struck under P. Claudius Attalus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–180


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Laodicea

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 28.70 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1145

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Countermark of Greek letters.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tyche standing, head to left, rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour