Coin of Isaura with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–217


Mint: Cilicia, Isaura

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 8.46 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1999.260

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Emperor in military attire at left, spear in left hand. He grasps rectangular object from right hand of Apollo who stands at right, laurel branch in his lowered left hand. Deer below.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1999: with Giessener Münzhandlung Dieter Gorny, Maximiliansplatz 20, D-80333 Munich, Germany (Dieter Gorny Auktion 96, June 7, 1999, lot 368); purchased on behalf of MFA at Dieter Gorny auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 15, 1999

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour