Sestertius with bust of Caracalla
Mint: Italy, Rome
Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 27.28 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Bust of Caracalla to right, laureate, draped and cuirassed.
Reverse: Aesculapius, standing facing, holding rod, around which serpent is coiled.
At left small figure of Telesphorus; at right, globe.
PMTRPXVIIIIMPIIICOSIIIIPP S C (left and right in field)
1935, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1935)
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)