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Coin of Side with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of emperor at left above altar. At right, Ares stands, head left, spear in right hand. In field at left, inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 11, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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

Mint

Side, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 14.79 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

68.778

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins