Coin of Marcianopolis with busts of Caracalla and Geta, struck under Flavius Ulpianus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 209–212


Mint: Moesia, Marcianopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 10.64 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

66.908

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed busts of Caracalla and Geta confronted.
Inscriptions in Greek around and below busts.
Reverse: Fortuna standing, head left, rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Inscriptions in Greek in field and around.

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