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Coin of Thyatira with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, with drapery on the left shoulder. Gorgoneion on cuirass. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Within oak wreath, 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, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

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

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

Mint

Thyatira, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 21.31 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.549

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins