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E-auction 327-243014 - CARACALLA Denier

CARACALLA Denier AU/XF
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Estimate : 95 €
Price : 53 €
Maximum bid : 56 €
End of the sale : 22 July 2019 14:03:30
bidders : 10 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 210
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 2,90 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large, ovale et irrégulier, bien centré des deux côtés. Très beau portrait de Caracalla. Frappe un peu molle au revers. Jolie patine grise de collection ancienne
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANTONINVS PI-VS AVG BRIT.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Caracalla à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : "Antoninus Pius Augustus Britannicus", (Antonin pieux auguste britannique).

Reverse


Reverse legend : VICTORIAE - BRIT.
Reverse description : Victoria (la Victoire) marchant à droite, tenant un trophée des deux côtés.
Reverse translation : "Victoriæ Britannicæ", (À la Victoire britannique).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3.

Historical background


CARACALLA

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

Co-emperor with Septimius Severus and Geta (209-4/02/211)

Geta is named Augustus in 209 after the first victories of the Roman armies in Britain. Severus fell ill the following year, leaving his son conduct operations. He died at York on 4 February 211, had not paid his estate.

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