PHRYGIA. Laodikeia. C. Fannius, praetor, 49/8 BC. Cistophoric Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 12.87 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Kaphisokles son of Euarchos, year B. Serpent emerging to left from a partially open cista mystica; around, ivy wreath. Rev. C.FAN PONT [PRO] // Β / ΛΑΟ / ΚΑΦΙΣΟΚΛΗΣ / ΕΥΑΡΧΟΥ Two upwardly coiling snakes; between their heads, hexastyle round temple, surmounted by statue of Athena; to right, winged caduceus. DCA -. Stumpf 62. Extremely rare. Lightly toned and with a very clear reverse. Obverse with considerable areas of flatness, otherwise, very fine.
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