Coin of Nicomedia with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Bithynia, Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.89 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

67.338

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: Emperor, spear in right hand, on horseback to right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

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