Coin of Antioch with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Pisidia, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 23.55 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.870

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right.
IMP.CAES.MAVR ANTONINVSAVG
Reverse: Mên, in Phrygian cap, standing front, head right, holds sceptre in right hand and Nike, carrying trophy, standing on globe in left hand. Left foot on bucranium; left arm rests on column; crescent behind shoulders. To left, cock.
In field left and right: S R
Around: COLCAES ANTIOCH

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 93); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour