Coin of Germe with bust of Caracalla, struck under Glycon

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–217


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Germe

Dimensions

Diameter: 39.5 mm. Weight: 31.64 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

67.866

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: At left Apollo seated right holding lyre, facing Marsyas standing at right. Marsyas holds flute in each hand and looks left. Rivergod reclines to left at his feet.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

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