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Coin of Creteia-Flaviopolis with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Eagle, head to right, standing on garlanded altar, between two military standards. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 198–217

Mint

Creteia-Flaviopolis, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 12.93 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

67.319

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins