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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. Reverse: Athena, in long chiton, stands with head to left, holding patera in right hand, spear and shield in left. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 177); 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

Ancyra, Galatia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 15.93 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.944

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins