As with bust of Caracalla

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 210


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 11.58 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.499

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right.
ANTONINVS PIVSAVG
Reverse: Emperor at right, foot on seated captive. Trophy at left.
PONTIFTRPXIII COSIII in ex.: SC

Provenance

Said to be from the Duke of Argyll Collection; by 1952: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6, & 7 King Street, St. James's, London; purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from Spink & Son, Ltd., November 20, 1952; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III