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Coin of Augusta Traiana (Trajanopolis) with bust of Caracalla, struck under Sicinnius Clarus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Emperor at left, in tunic, holding spear in right hand is crowned by Nike standing at right, holding palm in left hand. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 202

Mint

Augusta Traiana (Trajanopolis), Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 13.06 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.364

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins