Coin of Attuda with bust of Caracalla, struck under Claudianus
Mint: Asia: Caria, Attuda
Diameter: 41 mm. Weight: 54.96 gm. Die Axis: 6
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Emperor on horseback to right, spear in right hand, above a seated barbarian with hands tied and a suppliant barbarian.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, von Aulock, no. 2505); by 1975: with Auctiones A.G., Aeschengraben 14, Basel (Auktion 5, December 2-3, 1975, lot 134); by 1976: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III