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Coin of Caesarea with head of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Mt. Argaeus on garlanded altar. Inscription in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 205

Mint

Caesarea, Cappadocia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 15.22 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.1441

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins