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Numismatics
Ruler: Caracalla, Roman Emperor, A.D. 188–217, ruled A.D. 198–217
Mint: Emisa
Artist: Unknown
Honorand: Julia Domna, Empress of Rome, A.D. 160–217

Tetradrachm of Caracalla, Roman Emperor from Emisa

215–17

Silver

12.87 g, 11:00, 26.5 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.2812
Geography: 
Made in Emisa, Syria
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Adolph Cahn Auction, Frankfurt, October 14, 1931, lot 1046. Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1942–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.