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brm_536821 - CARACALLA Denier

CARACALLA Denier AU
175.00 €(Approx. 192.50$ | 154.00£)
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Type : Denier
Date: 196
Mint name / Town : Laodicée
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 550 ‰
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 3,72 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 5e
Coments on the condition:
Très bel exemplaire sur un flan bien centré des deux côtés. Joli buste, bien venu à la frappe, ainsi qu’un beau revers. Patine grise
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Obverse


Obverse legend : M AVR ANTON - CAES PONTIF.
Obverse description : Buste drapé et cuirassé, tête nue de Caracalla à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A°21).
Obverse translation : “Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Cæsar Pontifex”, (Marc Aurèle Antonin césar pontife).

Reverse


Reverse legend : PRINCIPI - I-VVENTVTIS.
Reverse description : Caracalla debout à gauche, en habit militaire, tenant un rameau de la main droite et une haste de la gauche ; derrière lui, un trophée au bas duquel un bouclier.
Reverse translation : "Principi Iuventutis", (Au Prince de la jeunesse).

Historical background


CARACALLA

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

Caesar (27/05/196-04/198)

Caracalla was born April 4 188 in Lyon. This is the eldest son of Septimius Severus and Julia Domna. On 27 May 196, it is created Caesar by his father who has broken with Clodius Albinus. After the defeat of Albin near Lyons, 19 February 197, he received the title of prince of youth and pontiff. Caracalla was appointed in April august 198 before the great Parthian victory.

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