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Denarius with head of Caracalla

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Obverse: Head of Caracalla, laureate, right. ANTONINVSPIVS AVGBRIT Reverse: Virtus, helmeted, standing right, left foot on helmet, holding reversed spear in right hand and parazonium in left. PONTIFTRP XIIICOSIII

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 210

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.16 gm.

Accession Number

13.713

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins