Coin of Laodicea with bust of Nero, struck under Anto. Polemo

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 50–54


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Laodicea

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.94 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1187

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Nero to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tripod, with serpent coiled left around cover.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour