Coin of Maeonia with bust of Caracalla, struck under Flav. Licinnianus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Maeonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 13.64 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1114

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Dionysos standing, head left, holds thyrsos in left hand, kantharos in right. Panther at left looking back.
Greek inscriptions around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour