Coin of Laodicea with head of Augustus, struck under Zeuxis

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about 15 B.C. (?)


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Laodicea

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.26 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

63.244

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Augustus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus Laodiceus standing to left, holding eagle on his right hand, staff in left. Monogram in field at left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 263); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour