Coin of Tabae with bust of Caracalla, struck under Artemidorus
Mint: Asia: Caria, Tabae
Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 25.15 gm. Die Axis: 5
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Obverse: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Artemis/Amazon stands to right, with bow, and arrow from her quiver, faced by a similar figure, also with Phrygian cap and short chiton, standing to left, with sceptre and phiale.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.
By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection, Istanbul, Turkey (SNG von Aulock 7 , no. 2724); 1978: with Auctiones A.G., Aeschengraben 14, Basel, Switzerland (Auction 8, June 27-28, 1978, lot 442); 1978: purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III at Auctiones AG Auction 8; 2004-2008: lent by Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA (as L-G 115.3.2004); gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, October 22, 2008
Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III