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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Caracalla

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

201/206

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the emperor Caracalla, facing right.

On the back, the goddess Victory is depicted holding a wreath.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Caracalla

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

201 CE–206 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Reverse: VICT . PART . MAX

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 3.29 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1284

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