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Roman Provincial: CM.LS.1670-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Caracalla (211-17)
Ruler: Geta (AD 209-11) (Inferred)
Mint: Perge




History note: Bequeathed to Corpus by the Revd. Samuel Savage Lewis, 1891.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 24.46 mm
Image(width): 24.88 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Perge

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1991) by Corpus Christi College


198 - 209


Obverse countermarked on the neck of the bust with an eagle flying left, and countermarked to the right of the bust with AK.

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 9.06 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate bust of Caracalla right

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Distyle Corinthian temple in which cult image of Artemis Pergaia; to left and right small sphinx on pedestal, and star and crescent, in pediment, eagle to right.

  • Text: PER / GAION
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.LS.1670-R
Primary reference Number: 175586
SNG: VI 1670
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Audit data

Created: Monday 14 April 2014 Updated: Monday 14 April 2014 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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