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Coin of Ancyra with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Bust of Caracalla, radiate, right. (Inscription in Greek) Reverse: River god reclines left, right arm around tree, branch in left hand. (Inscription in Greek)

Provenance

By 1982: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1100, 1050 Seventeenth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (auction 1, Barbizon Plaza Hotel, New York, Dec. 9, 1982, lot 536); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, Sept. 12, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Ancyra, Galatia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 15.57 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1984.428

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins