Coin of Thyatira with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Thyatira

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 21.31 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.549

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, with drapery on the left shoulder. Gorgoneion on cuirass.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Within oak wreath, 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, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

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