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Sestertius with bust of Caracalla

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla to right. MAVRELANTONI NVSPIVSAVG Reverse: Sacrificial scene with Caracalla, Septimius Severus and attendants flanking altar. SAECV LARIA in ex.: SACRA/SC

Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin; Sept. 2, 1964: purchased from A. H. Baldwin by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 202–210

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 25.33 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.498

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins