Coin of Stratonicea with busts of Plautilla and Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 202–211


Mint: Asia: Caria, Stratonicea

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 15.87 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1986.260

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Plautilla at left facing laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla at right. (obverse apparently triple struck)
(inscription illegible)
Reverse: Zeus Panamaros, scepter in left hand, on horseback to right.
Flaming altar at right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1986: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, New York 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, June 25, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour