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Coin of Tyana with head of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate head of Caracalla right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Two vexilla above humped bull walking right. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 212

Mint

Tyana, Cappadocia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 12.78 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

64.1445

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins