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Numismatics
Ruler: Caracalla, Roman Emperor, A.D. 188–217, ruled A.D. 198–217
Mint: Antioch
Artist: Unknown

Tetradrachm of Caracalla, Roman Emperor from Antioch

202–11

Silver

14.39 g, 6:00, 25 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Exchange from Princeton for Dura
2001.87.2806
Geography: 
Made in Antioch
Excavated in Dura-Europos
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Library, New Haven Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Professor Alfred R. Bellinger, The Syrian Tetradrachms of Caracalla and Macrinus, 3 (New York: The American Numismatic Society, 1940), no. 23.

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