Coin of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with head of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Cilicia, Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 11.92 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.3045

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Caracalla to right.
Countermark on his neck of a small circle within a triangle.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Dionysos in biga of panthers to right. Kneeling Silen in front of them.
Inscription around: illegible.
Inscription in Greek in exergue.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour