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Live auction - brm_511886 - CARACALLA Denier

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Estimate : 280 €
Price : 175 €
Maximum bid : 175 €
End of the sale : 29 January 2019 14:35:10
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Denier
Date: 202
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 550 ‰
Diameter : 19,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,24 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 5e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large et irrégulier, parfaitement centré des deux côtés. Très beau buste de Caracalla adolescent. Joli revers de style fin. Belle patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets dorés et bleutés irisés
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Obverse legend : ANTONINVS - PIVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste lauré et drapé de Caracalla à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A*21).
Obverse translation : "Antoninus Pius Augustus" (Antonin pieux auguste).


Reverse legend : PART MAX P-ONT TR P V COS.
Reverse description : Trophée entre deux captifs assis dans l'attitude de la tristesse.
Reverse translation : "Parthicus Maximus Pontifex Tribunicia Potestate quintum Consul" (Grand parthique, pontife, revêtu de la cinquième puissance tribunitienne consul).


Rubans de type 3.

Historical background


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

Co-emperor with Septimius Severus (04/198-209)

Caracalla was appointed in April august 198 before the great Parthian victory. In 202, he married the daughter of the praetorian prefect Plautianus, Plautilla, which will be relegated three years later. In 204, begins the celebration of the Secular games. Severus tries to impose the image of the new dynasty. Caracalla celebrates decennalia in 207 and accompanied his father in Africa. He then joined his father in Britain at the end of the year 208 when the Roman armies are experiencing their first success.

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