Coin of Isaura with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–217


Mint: Cilicia, Isaura

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 7.68 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1412

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right. Gorgoneion on cuirass.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Emperor, draped, cuirassed, holding spear, stands at left, right hand extended to Apollo standing nude at right holding laurel branch.
Deer lies to right beween them.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour