Coin of Tavium with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Galatia, Tavium

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.63 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1436

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: Emperor, radiate, standing holding sceptre-staff in left hand, patera above lighted altar in right hand.
Inscription in Greek.

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