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Coin of Odessus with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Serapis (?) with head to left, patera in right hand, cornucopia in left. Altar at left. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Lord Grantley's Collection; by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

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

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 198–217

Mint

Odessus, Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 8.82 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.612

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins