Coin of Argos with bust of Caracalla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 196–198


Mint: Achaea: Argolid, Argos

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 8.90 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

66.927

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Ares standing to left, spear in right hand, parazonium in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, November 9, 1966

Credit Line

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