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Coin of Sardis with bust of Caracalla, struck under Cor. Vettenianus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Two temples, a wreath above each one. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1982: with Jeffrey Spier, P.O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, September 15, 1982

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 198–217

Mint

Sardis, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 43.5 mm. Weight: 43.87 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1982.424

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins