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Coin of Perinthus in alliance with Philadelphia with busts of Caracalla and Geta

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Obverse: At left, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla facing draped, cuirassed bust of Geta at right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Table with lions' feet holding two agonistic urns, two palms between. Under table, amphora and five balls. Inscriptions in Greek below and around. ...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 209–212

Mint

Perinthus and Philadelphia (Alliance), Thrace and Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 22.83 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.367

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins