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Coin of Iuliopolis with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Draped bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Asklepios standing to left with snake-entwined staff. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

One of a group of coins purchased in Greece or Asia Minor in 1963 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III on behalf of MFA with funds approved in advance by the Trustees; accessioned March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 195–198

Mint

Iuliopolis, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 10.81 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.154

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins