Coin of Odessus with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–217


Mint: Thrace, Odessus

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 8.82 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.612

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Serapis (?) with head to left, patera in right hand, cornucopia in left. Altar at left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Lord Grantley's Collection; by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

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