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Coin of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Infant Zeus seated on throne. Two Korybantes stand at sides and behind throne appears the head of a third. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. For inscriptions, see attached media.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 14.19 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1419

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins