- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Caracalla, Roman (r. 188 - 217 CE)
- Coin of Abydos under Caracalla
- Work Type
- Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Abydos (Troas)
- Roman Imperial period, Middle
- Roman Provincial
- Physical Descriptions
- 31.37 g
- Die Axis
- Th. Prowe and V.M. Brand Coll.
Auktion Egger, Vienna 46 (1914) lot.603
Sotheby Parke Bernett, London, The Brand Collection 7 (1984) lot.359
M&M Deutschland, Auktion 11, 7-8 November 2002, lot.62
- State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
- Standard Reference Number
- Cf. BMC p. 7 no. 60 (rev.)
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, David M. Robinson Fund
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- Asian and Mediterranean Art
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- Obv.: Bust of Caracalla, r., laureate and wearing paludamentum and cuirass.
Rev.: Representation of the myth of Hero and Leander: Hero stands facing l. on tower (lighthouse of Sestos) at r., holding lighted lamp with extended r. arm and with l. hand on hip; Leander swims r.; above, Eros holding a torch flies r.
- Subjects and Contexts
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