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Coin of Pergamum with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, gorgoneion on cuirass. In field at right, countermark: head to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: At left, emperor rides to right, right hand raised facing towards Tyche of Pergamon who holds a statue of Asklepios on her...

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Provenance

By 1974: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., March 13, 1974

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Pergamum, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 43.5 mm. Weight: 40.25 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1974.139

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins