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Coin of Caesarea with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Radiate bust of Caracalla to right, draped and cuirassed; countermark in right field: head. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Mt. Argaeus, on which three statues, each with scepter; at base, tetrastyle temple. Inscription in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for...

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By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin VIII, no. 94); purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art, April 9, 1959, for $ 196.50 (this is the total price for 59.232-59.244)

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Caesarea, Cappadocia


Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 26.73 gm. Die Axis: 11

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The Ancient World


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