Sestertius with bust of Caracalla

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 202–210


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 25.33 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.498

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right.
MAVRELANTONI NVSPIVSAVG
Reverse: Sacrificial scene with Caracalla, Septimius Severus and attendants flanking altar.
SAECV LARIA in ex.: SACRA/SC

Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin; Sept. 2, 1964: purchased from A. H. Baldwin by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III