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Coin of Caesarea with busts of Macrinus and Diadumenian

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right facing draped bust of Diadumenian to left. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Mt. Argaeus, with male figure standing on summit. At left near summit, star, and at right, crescent. In front, tetrastyle temple, flanked on each side by a...

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By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 183); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Caesarea, Cappadocia


Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 29.45 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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