Antoninianus with bust of Caracalla

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 215


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 5.21 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

01.4992

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Caracalla, draped, radiate, cuirassed, right. ANTONINVSPIVSAVGGERM
Reverse: Jupiter seated left, holding Victory, right, on extended right hand and vertical scepter in left; at his feet, eagle left, with head turned back right.
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Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins