Coin of Prusa-ad-Olympum with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Bithynia, Prusa-ad-Olympum

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 6.72 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1982.236

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Ajax falling on his sword to left. At left, rocks.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1982: with Jeffrey Spier, P.O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, April 14, 1982

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour