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Coin of Corcyra with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Galley to right, with sail and rowers. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Corcyra, Epirus (Islands off)

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 7.11 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2902

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins