Coin of Gadara with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Arabia: Decapolis, Gadara

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 9.58 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1975.305

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Draped bust of Herakles right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1975: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; March 25, 1975: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, April 9, 1975

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock