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Coin of Apollonia Mordiaeum with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Apollo standing, head to left, leans left arm on tripod and holds branch in right hand. Raven at his feet left. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 101); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Apollonia Mordiaeum, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.92 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.877

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins