Coin of Maeonia with bust of Caracalla, struck under Flav. Licinnianus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Maeonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 19.89 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1115

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 Lydios holding sceptre in left hand and eagle in right hand, stands to right facing cult image of Lydian Kore.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour