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Coin of Tavium with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Emperor, radiate, standing holding sceptre-staff in left hand, patera above lighted altar in right hand. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

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

Tavium, Galatia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.63 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1436

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins