Coin of Neocaesarea with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 206


Mint: Pontus, Neocaesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 13.81 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.532

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: Tetrastyle temple, within which statue on cippus.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

Said to be from the Ratto Sale, 1927, lot 1683; by date unknown; R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III