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Coin of Cotiaeum with bust of Caracalla, struck under C. Iulius Quadratus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Cybele stands, tympanon on left arm, phiale in right hand above small, seated lion. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1972: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 47, November 30-December 1, 1972, lot 510); purchased from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., January 10, 1973

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Cotiaeum, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 15.44 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1973.8

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins