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Coin of Serdica with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Hera (?) stands, head left, holding patera in right hand, sceptre in left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: with Euripides S. Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides S. Sepheriades, December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Serdica, Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.73 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.2155

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins