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Coin of Nicomedia with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Emperor, spear in right hand, on horseback to right. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

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

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

Mint

Nicomedia, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.89 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

67.338

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins