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Coin of Caesarea with busts of Macrinus and Diadumenian

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Macrinus at left facing draped bust of Diadumenian. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Mt. Argaeus with nude figure holding globe and sceptre on summit. Below, tetrastyle temple flanked each side by a prize crown. In field left, star, right,...

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By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 217–218


Caesarea, Cappadocia


Diameter: 38.5 mm. Weight: 24.66 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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