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Coin of Tarsus with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Bust of Caracalla to right wearing crown and garments of demiourgos. Inscriptions in Greek in field and around. Reverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna left, crescent behind shoulders. Inscription in Greek. (See media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By about 1961: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (said to be from the R. Cyril Lockett Collection); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

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

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


Tarsus, Cilicia


Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 17.96 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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