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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Caracalla

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

213

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the emperor Caracalla, wearing a crown of laurels and facing right.

On the back, Caracalla is portrayed in full military dress and holding a spear.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Caracalla

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

213 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: ANTONINVS PIVS AUG BRIT Reverse: PROFECTIO AVG

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 3.18 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1283

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