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Laodicea ad Mar, loop up from drapery on Julia Domna denarii
Laodicea ad Mare is today Latakia, Syria. It was a Phonecian town, refounded by Seleucus I Nicator 301-281 B.C. and renamed after his mother, Laodicea. Coins of Julia Domna from the Laodicea mint can be identified by the loop coming up from her drapery at the neck.
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ecoli  [Feb 16, 2005 at 07:12 AM]
The Augusta had one cup too many of coffee on this one
Jochen  [Feb 17, 2005 at 04:12 PM]
Is it the P-looking loop?
Joe Sermarini  [Mar 01, 2005 at 03:44 PM]
Yes, the P-looking loop.
Katharosteriphos  [Apr 17, 2008 at 06:09 PM]
Did all of Domna's denarii have this loop, if from Laodicea ad Mare? Or just the PVDICITIA issues?
maridvnvm  [Apr 17, 2008 at 06:21 PM]
As far as I am aware it is all the AVGVSTA one from Laodicea