Coin of Antioch with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 209–212


Mint: Pisidia, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 26.54 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.631

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right.
IMP.CAES.M.AV R.ANTONINVS.A VG
Reverse: Nike to left, holds wreath in right hand, palm in left.
In field left and right: S R
VICTDDN N COLANTIOCH

Provenance

By 1962: with Gerhard Hirsch, Promenadeplatz 10, Munich, Germany (Hirsch auction 31, May 28-30, 1962, lot 453); purchased by MFA at the Hirsch auction for DM 220.50; accessioned September 19, 1962

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour