Coin of Side with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Pamphylia, Side

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 14.79 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

68.778

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of emperor at left above altar.
At right, Ares stands, head left, spear in right hand.
In field at left, 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, December 11, 1968

Credit Line

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