Coin of Laodicea with bust of Roma

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
3rd century A.D.


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Laodicea

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.84 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

62.547

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Roma looking to left, wearing crested helmet.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Two hands, clasped.
Inscription in Greek.

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