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Coin of Alinda with busts of Caracalla and Plautilla, struck under M. Oul. Ouliades Leo

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Obverse: Draped bust of Caracalla at left facing draped bust of Plautilla. Between, countermark: head right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Apollo stands, head left, lyre in left hand, plectrum in right. Inscription in Greek around and in field. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, von Aulock, 1962, no. 2414); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 211–217

Mint

Alinda, Asia: Caria

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 16.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1368

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins