Coin of Laodikeia with head of Zeus (?)

Greek
Late Hellenistic Period
mid- to late 1st century B.C.


Mint: Phrygia, Laodikeia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 6.22 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.806

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bearded, filleted head (of Zeus?) to right.
Reverse: Filleted cornucopia, on the bend of which an eagle stands with wings open and head to the right.
Monogram below.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 19); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour