Coin of Antioch with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Pisidia, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 26.27 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.871

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right.
IMPCAESMAVR ANTONINVSAVG
Reverse: Wolf to right, nursing Romulus and Remus.
At left, tree.
In exergue: SR
 COLCAESANTIOCH

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 94); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour