Coin of Zela with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 205–206


Mint: Pontus, Zela

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 16.05 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.281

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hexastyle temple of Anaitis. The front pediment is broken allowing view of the one behind it.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour