Coin of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Cilicia, Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 14.19 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1419

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Infant Zeus seated on throne.
Two Korybantes stand at sides and behind throne appears the head of a third.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour