Coin of Tralles with bust of Caracalla, struck under Pra. Aurelius Iulianus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–217


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Tralles

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 23.10 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.240

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: Zeus Nikephoros seated to left; his right hand holding Nike who crowns Demeter (?), standing to left, with corn ears.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 259); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour