Coin of Hierapolis with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–217


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Hierapolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 7.33 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.540

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Demeter, veiled, in long chiton and peplos, stands front, head left, holding torch in left hand, corn ears in right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour