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Coin of Tralles with bust of Caracalla, struck under P. Claudius Pancratides

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Two hexastyle temples, within which standing figure at left and seated figure (Zeus Nikephoros?) at right. Inscriptions in Greek around, between temples (illegible) and in exergue. (see media...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Tralles, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 21.87 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.2586

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins