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bpv_507086 - CARACALLA Decassaria

CARACALLA Decassaria VF
350.00 €(Approx. 388.50$ | 318.50£)
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Type : Decassaria
Date: c. 211-217
Mint name / Town : Tarse, Cilicie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 32 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 18,25 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large bien centré des deux côtés. Belle tête de Caracalla. Revers inhabituel. Sans patine
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Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient du stock de Bernard Poindessault (avec son étiquette)

Obverse


Obverse description : Tête nue de Caracalla à gauche (O*1).
Obverse legend : AUT KAI M AUR SEUHROS ANTWNEINOS SEB/ P - P.
Obverse translation : (L’empereur césar Marc Aurèle Sévère Antonin auguste père de la patrie).

Reverse


Reverse description : Triptolème (Caracalla) nu debout à gauche dans un bige de serpents.
Reverse legend : ANTWNIANHS SEUH AD-R MHTR// TARSOU// AMK.
Reverse translation : (d’Antonin Sévère Hadrien de Tarse/ an .

Commentary


Rubans de type 1. Mêmes coins que l’exemplaire de la collection Levante n° 1050, pl. 66. Même coin de droit que les exemplaires du Cabinet des médailles de la BnF n° 1521-1523, pl. 77 et que les exemplaires de la collection Levante n° 1050-1055, pl. 66-67.

Historical background


CARACALLA

(27/05/196-8/04/217) Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

August (4/02/211-8/04/217)

After the murder of Geta, Caracalla was the decree "Memoriae damnatio" his brother. The "Constitution Antoniniana" was promulgated in 212. All inhabitants of the Empire became Roman citizens. The following year, he began a campaign in Germany and won many victories over the Germans, and the Goths Iapyges. He received the title of "Germanicus". The end of the reign was marked by 215 monetary reform and the creation of the Antoninianus. Caracalla began a final campaign against the Parthians. He was assassinated after celebrating his vicennalia.

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