Coin of Tarsus with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Cilicia, Tarsus

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 16.65 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1513

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Caracalla to left, wearing crown and garments of demiourgos.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Athena running right, head left, holds Nike with wreath in right hand,
shield in left.
Inscriptions in Greek in field, in exergue, and around.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., October 17, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour