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Coin of Germe with bust of Caracalla, struck under Glycon

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: At left Apollo seated right holding lyre, facing Marsyas standing at right. Marsyas holds flute in each hand and looks left. Rivergod reclines to left at his feet. Inscriptions in Greek around and...

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By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

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

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


Germe, Asia: Mysia


Diameter: 39.5 mm. Weight: 31.64 gm. Die Axis: 1

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The Ancient World


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