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Coin of Irenopolis with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Bust of bearded Herakles right. Club behind. Inscriptions in Greek around and below. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions: note that the scan of the reverse letters below the bust of Herakles is missing...

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Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 213–214

Mint

Irenopolis, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.02 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.285

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins