Coin of Ancyra with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Galatia, Ancyra

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 15.93 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.944

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Athena, in long chiton, stands with head to left, holding patera in right hand, spear and shield in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 177); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour