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Coin of Marcianopolis with busts of Caracalla and Julia Domna, struck under Cuntilianus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla at left, facing draped bust of Julia Domna. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Fortuna, in modius and long chiton, standing, looking left, holds rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscriptions in Greek around and in field at left. (see media screen...

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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. 211–217

Mint

Marcianopolis, Moesia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 13.56 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.420

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins