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Coin of Tium with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right, drapery at left shoulder. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche standing, head left, rudder in right hand, cornucopia in 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, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

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

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

Mint

Tium, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 7.49 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

67.344

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins