Coin of Laodicea with head of Augustus, struck under Zeuxis

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about 15 B.C.


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Laodicea

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 5.54 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1186

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 Laodikeus stands left, eagle in right hand, sceptre in left.
Monogram at left and inscription in Greek around.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour