Coin of Laranda with bust of Philip I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Lycaonia, Laranda

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 17.28 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1973.221

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Herakles standing, head left, club in right hand, lion’s skin in left.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in fields.

Provenance

By 1973: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Liste 333, April 1972, no. 43); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., May 9, 1973

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour