Sestertius with head of Caracalla

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 210


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 26.85 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

36.451

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Caracalla, laureate, right.
MAVRELANTONI NVSPIVSAVG
Reverse: Caracalla and Geta standing facing at a lighted altar behind which Severus, veiled, facing full front.
PONTIFTRPXIIICOSIII SC (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1936: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London S.W. 1, England; 1936: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, October 8, 1936

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)