Coin of Laodicea with bust of Philip I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Syria, Laodicea

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 8.68 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1982.520

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: Seated Tyche of Laodiceia flanked on each side by two standing turreted figures. Rivergod swims at her feet.
CALLAO DMETRO POLEOS
Greek letters in exergue.

Provenance

By 1972: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., November 17, 1982

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour