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

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus Lydios holding sceptre in left hand and eagle in right hand, stands to right facing cult image of Lydian Kore. Inscriptions in Greek 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: 35.5 mm. Weight: 19.89 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1115

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins