Coin of Laodicea with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–217


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Laodicea

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 7.14 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.217

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: Winged Tyche standing, head to left, holds rudder and corn ears in right hand, cornucopia in left, wheel at feet.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XX, no. 112); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour