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Coin of Ephesus with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Nike to right, writing on shield. Palm tree behind. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1982: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1100, 1050 Seventeenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 9, 1982

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Ephesus, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 21.43 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1982.393

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins