Coin of Tiberiopolis with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–217


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Tiberiopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 18.10 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.524

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: Tetrastyle shrine, within which cult statue of Ephesian Artemis flanked each side by stag. Crescent behind Artemis.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour