Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Ancient Coin: Caracalla - Laodicea ad Libanum, Tyche

  • Caracalla - Laodicea ad Libanum, Syria
  • Roman Provincial (Greek Imperial)
  • Bronze AE24 (diameter in milimeters)
  • Circa 215-217 AD
  • Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. 
  • Rev: Tyche seated left on rock being crowned from behind by Nike, river god Libanum swimming below
  • Seated Tyche of Antioch Type
  • Ref: Lindgren III 1289 (could possibly be Geta)

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