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Coin of Acmonea with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Dioscuri standing front, heads facing to center, holding scepters in their right hands, cloaks over their left shoulders. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 3); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Acmonea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 7.70 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.791

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins