Coin of Alexandria Troas with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–217


Mint: Asia: Troas, Alexandria Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 8.26 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.455

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right.
MAVANTO NINVSPIVS
Reverse: Sminthion, seen from side and front. Statue of Apollo Smintheus, to right, holding patera over tripod on the steps.
COLA VG TR OAD

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour