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Coin of Tium with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Zeus stands left, phiale in right hand, scepter in left. At left, eagle. Inscription in Greek around. (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, September 13, 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: 22.5 mm. Weight: 7.72 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

67.862

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins