Coin of Apollonia Mordiaeum with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Pisidia, Apollonia Mordiaeum

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.92 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.877

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Apollo standing, head to left, leans left arm on tripod and holds branch in right hand. Raven at his feet left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 101); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour