Coin of Cidyessus with bust of Caracalla, struck under Claudius Cleobulus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–217


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Cidyessus

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.82 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.1675

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: Zeus seated left, holding scepter in left hand, Nike with wreath on right hand.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., December 8, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour