Coin of Augusta Traiana (Trajanopolis) with bust of Caracalla, struck under Sicinnius Clarus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 202


Mint: Thrace, Augusta Traiana (Trajanopolis)

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 13.06 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.364

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Emperor at left, in tunic, holding spear in right hand is crowned by Nike standing at right, holding palm in left hand.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour