Tetradrachm of Antioch with head of Gaius (Caligula)

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 37–41


Mint: Syria, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 14.82 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.1436

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Caligula right.
Inscription in Greek.
Cable border.
Reverse: Laureate head of Germanicus right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 1,085.00 (this is the total price of 60.1435-60.1438)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour