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Roman Provincial - Syria: Laodicea ad Mare


Trajan, AE25, 98-117, Syria-Laodicea ad Mare
AUTOKR NER TRAIANOC ARICT C CEB GER DAK PAR
Laureate head right, slight drapery on left shoulder
IOULIEwN TwN KAI LAODIKEwN
Turreted, draped bust of Tyche right, monogram in right field
28mm x 29mm, 9.11g
Sear GIC 1080v


Antoninus Pius, AE24, 138-161, Syria-Laodicea ad Mare
AUTO KA TI AI AD_R [ANTwNeINOC CEB]
Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust left, seen from behind
[IOULIEwN] TwN-K_AI LAODIKEwN
Turreted, draped bust of Tyche left
Q in left field, H . P in right field
23mm x 25mm, 11.36g
Sear GIC 1497v


Roman Provincial, Syria-Laodicea ad Mare, Antoninus Pius, AE25, City Year 188 (140/141 AD)
AYTO KA TI AI AΔP ANTωNEINOC CEB
Laureate head right
IOYΛIEωN TωN KAI ΛAOΔIKEωN
Draped bust of Tyche right wearing headdress with city gate and towers
HΠP in left field, ΘE in right field
23mm x 25mm, 9.23g
BMC Galatia, etc. pg. 255, 61; SNG Copenhagen 350


Antoninus Pius, AE25, City Year 188 (140/141 AD), Syria-Laodicea ad Mare
AUTO KA TI AI AD_R ANTwNeINOC CEB (beginning from lower right)
Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust left, seen from behind
IOULIEwN Tw_N KAI LAODIKEwN
Draped bust of Tyche left wearing headdress with city gate and towers
QE in left field, HPR in right field
24mm x 25mm, 10.75g
BMC Galatia, etc. pg. 255, 61 var. (bust right); SNG Copenhagen 350 var. (same)


Caracalla, AE18, 195-217, Syria-Laodicea ad Mare
IMP C M AVR-ANTONINVS
Laureate head right
LADI-CEON
Turreted, draped bust of Tyche right in distyle temple
DE in exergue
17mm x 18mm, 2.95g
Lindgren II, 2100


Caracalla, AE17, 195-217, Syria-Laodicea ad Mare
IMP C M AVR-ANTONINVS
Laureate head right
LADI-CEON
Turreted, draped bust of Tyche right in distyle temple
DE in exergue
17mm, 3.91g
Lindgren II, 2100


Elagabalus, AE21, 218-222, Syria-Laodicea ad Mare
IMP C M AVR-ANTONINVS-AVG
Laureate head right, seen from behind, divergent laurel ties
D . E / *
Legend in wreath of ten bunches of leaves terminating in rosette
21mm x 25mm, 7.41g
BMC 447-450

Note: On p. 384 of Butcher's "Coinage in Roman Syria", the delta-epsilon series is discussed and specifically excluded, based on style and obverse legends being consistent with Laodicea versus Antioch.