Coin of Amasea with bust of Caracalla
Mint: Pontus, Amasea
Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 14.32 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla as Caesar to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tyche standing, looking left, wearing modius, chiton and peplos. In right hand, rudder and in left, cornucopia.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field at left.
Dated at year 209 = A.D. 207.
By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 181); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour