Coin of Ancyra with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Galatia, Ancyra

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 15.57 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1984.428

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Caracalla, radiate, right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: River god reclines left, right arm around tree, branch in left hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1982: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1100, 1050 Seventeenth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (auction 1, Barbizon Plaza Hotel, New York, Dec. 9, 1982, lot 536); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, Sept. 12, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour