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Coin of Maeonia with bust of Caracalla, struck under Flav. Licinnianus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Dionysos standing, head left, holds thyrsos in left hand, kantharos in right. Panther at left looking back. Greek inscriptions around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 211–217

Mint

Maeonia, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 13.64 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1114

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins