Coin of Hadrianopolis-Sebaste with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Hadrianopolis-Sebaste, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 10.99 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1503

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Dionysos standing front, head left, holds thyrsos in left hand, in right, kantharos. Panther to left at feet.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., October 17, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour