Coin of Pergamum with bust of Caracalla (probably used as a mirror or lid of a jar)

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Pergamum

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 13.12 gm.

Accession Number

66.70

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: Plain.

Used in antiquity as a mirror or a lid of a small jar.

Provenance

By about 1950: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, February 9, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour