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Coin of Tiberiopolis with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tetrastyle shrine, within which cult statue of Ephesian Artemis flanked each side by stag. Crescent behind Artemis. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 198–217

Mint

Tiberiopolis, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 18.10 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.524

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins