Coin of Caesarea with bust of Caracalla
Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea
Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 26.73 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Radiate bust of Caracalla to right, draped and cuirassed.
Countermark in right field: head.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Mt. Argaeus, on which three statues, each with scepter;
at base, tetrastyle temple.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin VIII, no. 94); purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art, April 9, 1959, for $ 196.50 (this is the total price for 59.232-59.244)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour