Coin of Sardis with bust of Caracalla, struck under C. Claudius Mithrus
Mint: Asia: Lydia, Sardis
Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 24.96 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Herakles stands at left, club in right hand, bow in left looking toward Dionysos standing at right holding kantharos in right hand, thyrsos in left, panther at his feet.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
By 1973: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., December 12, 1973
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour