Coin of Cyzicus with bust of Caracalla
Mint: Asia: Mysia, Cyzicus
Diameter: 40.5 mm. Weight: 38.98 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Caracalla, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right, with aegis,
spear on left shoulder.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Emperor stands between two standards, spear in left hand,
phiale above altar in right.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.
By 1957: H. von Aulock Collection (Sylloge, no. 1277); by 1975: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (auction 52, 1975, lot 706); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. at auction 52; accessioned September 10, 1975
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour