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Coin of Sardis in alliance with Hypaepa with bust of Caracalla, struck under An. Rufus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Cult-statue of godesses of Sardes and Hypaepa both facing. Kore seated. Artemis Anaïtis standing. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1961: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 11, 1961

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Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

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


Sardis and Hypaepa (Alliance), Asia: Lydia


Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 24.61 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins