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Coin of Marcianopolis with busts of Caracalla and Geta, struck under Flavius Ulpianus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed busts of Caracalla and Geta confronted. Inscriptions in Greek around and below busts. Reverse: Fortuna standing, head left, rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscriptions in Greek in field and around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, November 9, 1966

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 209–212


Marcianopolis, Moesia


Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 10.64 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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