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Coin of Tralles with bust of Caracalla, struck under Pra. Aurelius Iulianus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus Nikephoros seated to left; his Nike crowns Demeter (?) standing to left, with corn ears. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 259); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 198–217

Mint

Tralles, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 23.10 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.240

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins