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Coin of Ancyra with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Temple of Rome and Augustus with eight columns. In exergue: anchor. Inscription in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By early 1982: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1100, 1050 Seventeenth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (Waddell List 2, February 1982, no. 63); later in 1982: with Jeffrey Spier, P.O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, January 12, 1983

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Ancyra, Galatia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 18.40 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1983.17

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins