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Coin with bust of Caracalla

Obverse: Bust of Caracalla to right, laureate. MAVRANTON INVSPIVAV Reverse: Prow right. Cornucopiae above. AELM[VNI]IP In ex.: COIL (no crossbars on As in obverse and reverse inscriptions) (reverse inscription not verified in 2013)


Acquired in the division of coins following the excavations at Assos. Some coins in the group were said to have been "purchased from natives of the surrounding district." No specific findspot is known for this coin. 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts

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Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 211–217


Coela, Thracian Chersonesus


Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 2.93 gm. Die axis: 6

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins