Coin of Tium with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Bithynia, Tium

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 7.72 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

67.862

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: Zeus stands left, phiale in right hand, scepter in left. At left, eagle.
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, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

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