Denarius with bust of Caracalla

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 201–206


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 2.75 gm.

Accession Number

32.1273

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: bust of Caracalla, laureate, draped right.
ANTONINVS PIVSAVG
Reverse: The Dea Caelestis, holding thunderbolt in right hand and sceptre in left, riding on lion running right, over waters gushing from rock, left.
INDVLGE NTIAAVGG In ex.: INCARTH

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified