Obverse legend : [M AVR ANTO] - NINVS CAES.
Obverse description : Buste drapé, tête nue de Caracalla à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A°21).
Obverse translation : "Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Cæsar", (Marc Aurèle Antonin césar).
Reverse legend : SEVERI [AVG PII FIL].
Reverse description : Bâton d'augure, couteau de sacrificateur, vase à sacrifice, simpulum et aspersoir.
Reverse translation : "Severi Augusti Pii Filius", (Fils de Sévère auguste et pieux).
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.