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Coin of Pergamum with bust of Caracalla, struck under M. Caerelius Attalus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, gorgoneion on cuirass. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Caracalla in military attire on horseback right, right hand raised, head turned back. At right statue of Asklepios on pedestal. At left soldier following...

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Provenance

By 1969: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1, England; purchased by MFA from Spink & Son, Ltd., June 11, 1969

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Pergamum, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 45.5 mm. Weight: 46.41 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

69.957

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins