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Coin of Isaura with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right. Gorgoneion on cuirass. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Emperor, draped, cuirassed, holding spear, stands at left, right hand extended to Apollo standing nude at right holding laurel branch. Deer lies to right beween them....

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Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Isaura, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 7.68 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1412

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins