Coin of Creteia-Flaviopolis with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–217


Mint: Bithynia, Creteia-Flaviopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 12.93 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

67.319

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: Eagle, head to right, standing on garlanded altar, between two military standards.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III