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Coin of Marcianopolis with busts of Caracalla and Geta, struck under Flavius Ulpianus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed busts of Caracalla and Geta confronted. Inscriptions in Greek around and below busts. Reverse: Fortuna standing, head left, rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscriptions in Greek in field and around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, November 9, 1966

Credit Line

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

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 209–212

Mint

Marcianopolis, Moesia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 10.64 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

66.908

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins