Coin of Maeonia with bust of Caracalla, struck under Heracleidus Zeuxis

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Maeonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 38.5 mm. Weight: 26.74 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1191

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: Cult statue of Lydian Kore at left, facing front. At right Zeus Lydios with eagle in right hand, sceptre in left, stands turned to left.
Inscriptions in Greek between figures, in exergue, and around.

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