Coin of Marcianopolis with busts of Caracalla and Julia Domna, struck under Cuntilianus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217


Mint: Moesia, Marcianopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 13.56 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.420

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla at left, facing draped bust of Julia Domna.
Inscription in Greek..
Reverse: Fortuna, in modius and long chiton, standing, looking left, holds rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field at left.

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