Coin of Smyrna in alliance with Pergamum with bust of Caracalla, struck under M. Aurelius Geminus
Mint: Asia: Ionia and Mysia, Smyrna and Pergamum (Alliance)
Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 22.06 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek..
Reverse: Asklepios standing to right, facing Cybele seated to left.
Inscriptions in Greek around, between figures, and in exergue.
1892: Sir Hermann Weber Collection (purchased from A. O. van Lennep, Smyrna, 1892); 1918: purchased from Sir Hermann Weber's executors by Spink & Son, Ltd., 17 & 18 Piccadilly, London W 1 (L. Forrer, The Weber Collection, vol. 3, pt. 1, no. 6195); by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 18, 1963
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III