Coin of Midaeum with bust of Caracalla, struck under Cl. Aelianus
about A.D. 203
Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Midaeum
Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 19.87 gm. Die Axis: 7
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus stands left, wearing himation over shoulder and lower body, holding scepter-staff in left hand and phiale in right. Eagle at left, by right foot, looks upward.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field.
By 1982: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1100, 1050 Seventeenth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (Auction 1, Barbizon Plaza Hotel, 106 Central Park South, New York City, December 9, 1982, lot 393); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., September 12, 1984
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour