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Coin of Philippopolis with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Bust of Caracalla, radiate, draped, cuirassed, right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Prize crown on table with lions' feet. Below table, palm and amphora. Crown holds five balls. Inscriptions in Greek on prize crown, around scene, and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek...

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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. 211–217

Mint

Philippopolis, Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 25.39 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.368

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins