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Coin of Zela with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Hexastyle temple of Anaitis. The front pediment is broken allowing view of the one behind it. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 205–206

Mint

Zela, Pontus

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 16.05 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.281

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins