Coin of Heraclea Salbace with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Asia: Caria, Heraclea Salbace

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 27.23 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1132

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: Aesculapius seated to left, holding phiale in right hand, left hand resting on throne. Serpent coiled below phiale.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour