PHRYGIA. Laodicea ad Lycum. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 32 mm, 17.48 g, 7 h), Homonoia with Smyrna, CY 88 = 215/6. AYT K M AYP ANTΩNЄINOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, seen from behind. Rev. ΛAOΔIKЄΩN CMYPNAIΩN / OMONOIA / T / O / ΠH Zeus of Laodikeia, on the left, standing right, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left, facing Nemesis of Smyrna, on the right, standing left, holding rod in her left hand and drawing out fold of drapery with her right. BMC -. Franke/Nollé 1241.2 ( this coin ). SNG Leypold 1682. Very rare, Franke & Nollé knew just two examples. Very fine.
Ex Künker 193, 26 September 2011, 868 (with original ticket), from the collection of Dr. P. Vogl, Helios 5, 25 June 2010, 953 and ex Aufhäuser 6, 5 October 1989, 458.
|Price realized||1'100 CHF|
|Starting price||100 CHF|