Coin of Ephesus with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 21.43 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1982.393

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: Nike to right, writing on shield. Palm tree behind.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1982: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1100, 1050 Seventeenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 9, 1982

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour