Coin of Tripolis in alliance with Laodicea with bust of Philip I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Asia: Lydia and Phrygia, Tripolis and Laodicea (Alliance)

Dimensions

Diameter: 38.5 mm. Weight: 21.16 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

62.390

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Leto running left, with infant Apollo, Artemis; Zeus Laodikeos standing at right, with eagle and sceptre.
Inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour