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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Isaura, Cilicia


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

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The Ancient World


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