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

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Obverse: Bust of Caracalla, laureate, right, wearing cuirass ornamented with gorgoneion. (Inscription in Greek). Reverse: Caracalla, in military dress, standing left, saluting Asklepian serpent coiled around tree; between, statue of Telesphoros on base, facing. (Inscriptions in Greek around and...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Hugo Weissmann, 96 Charles Street, Boston, Mass.; purchased by MFA from Hugo Weissmann, January 9, 1958, for $ 350.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Pergamum, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 46 mm. Weight: 49.48 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

58.13

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins