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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)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

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

Mint

Coela, Thracian Chersonesus

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

84.581

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins