Coin of Neocaesarea with bust of Caracalla
Mint: Pontus, Neocaesarea
Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 13.81 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed (?) bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tetrastyle temple, within which statue on cippus.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
Said to be from the Ratto Sale, 1927, lot 1683; by date unknown; R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III