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Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate and draped bust of Caracalla right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Eagle facing, head left, wreath in beak; between legs, star. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1960: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; October 13, 1960: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 355.00 (this is the total price for 60.1146-60.1150)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 205–207

Mint

Antioch, Syria

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 12.63 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.1147

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins