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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)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

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

Mint

Sardis and Hypaepa (Alliance), Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

61.1088

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins