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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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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)

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Philippopolis, Thrace


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

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The Ancient World


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