Denarius with head of Caracalla

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 206


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.67 gm.

Accession Number

32.1269

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Head of Caracalla, laureate, right.
ANTONINVS PIVSAVG
Reverse: Mars in military dress, standing left, resting right hand on shield on ground and holding vertical spear in left.
PONTIFTRP VIIIICOSII

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified