About this object

History of use

Coin in use during Roman Empire; Antoninianus (denomination); Emperor Caracalla. Note on coin mount said: "Antoninus Pius posthumous issue by Trajan Decius?"

Physical description

Obverse: draped bust of Caracalla, right facing, wearing a crown. Reverse: Venus standing facing left, holding a spear, a shield, and a patera with two prisoners at her feet.