Aureus with bust of Caracalla
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 6.48 gm. Die Axis: 6
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Obverse: Bust of Caracalla, laureate, cuirassed, left.
Reverse: Sol standing, head left, right hand raised, orb on left hand.
By 1899: Sir Arthur Evans Collection (according to 1981 Bank Leu invoice: said to have been found near Alexandria); by 1922: with Naville & Cie, 6 & 8 Rue Pécolat, Geneva, Switzerland (Naville auction 3 [Sir Arthur Evans Collection], Les Galeries Fischer, Lucerne, Switzerland, June 16, 1922, lot 98 [acquired in Alexandria in 1899]); by date unknown: with Bank Leu AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland; November 18, 1981: purchased by MFA from Bank Leu AG
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour