Coin of Synnada with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–217


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Synnada

Dimensions

Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 21.83 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1197

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: Emperor, being crowned by Nike, in quadriga right.
Pierced with four ancient holes.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour