Coin of Cotiaeum in alliance with Ephesus with bust of Caracalla, struck under C. Iulius Quadratus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Asia: Phrygia and Ionia, Cotiaeum and Ephesus (Alliance)

Dimensions

Diameter: 40 mm. Weight: 29.48 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.1177

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: At left statue of Ephesian Artemis and at right Homonoia stands holding cornucopia and wreath. In center Cybele of Cotiaeum enthroned with phiale in right hand, left arm on tympanum.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour