User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Denarius with bust of Caracalla

Start collecting

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. IMPCMAVRANT AVGPTRP Reverse: Moneta stands, head left, with scales and cornucopia. MO NETA AVGG

Provenance

By date unknown: Malcolm Storer Collection; gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Storer Collection

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 198

Mint

Laodicea

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 2.61 gm.

Accession Number

32.943

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not on View
Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins