Coin of Iuliopolis with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 195–198


Mint: Bithynia, Iuliopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 10.81 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.154

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Asklepios standing to left with snake-entwined staff.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

One of a group of coins purchased in Greece or Asia Minor in 1963 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III on behalf of MFA with funds approved in advance by the Trustees; accessioned March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour