Coin of Laodikeia with female head

Greek
Hellenistic Period
After 133 B.C.


Mint: Phrygia, Laodikeia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.01 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.807

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head to right wearing diadem and stephane (Aphrodite or Queen Laodice?).
Reverse: Double cornucopiae, containing corn and fruit, bound together by a fillet hanging down at left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 21); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour