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brm_912436 - CARACALLA Denier

CARACALLA Denier AU/XF
110.00 €(Approx. 117.70$ | 93.50£)
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Type : Denier
Date: 200
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,06 g.
Officine: 4e
Coments on the condition:
Flan idéalement centré. Au droit, un joli buste de haut relief. Frappe plus faible au revers. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANTONINVS AVGVSTVS.
Obverse description : Buste de Caracalla lauré à droite, avec cuirasse et paludamentum, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A*2).
Obverse translation : "Antoninus Augustus" (Antonin Auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : VIC-T - AE-T-E-RN.
Reverse description : Victoria (La Victoire) marchant à gauche, tenant une couronne des deux mains ; devant elle, un bouclier sur une base.
Reverse translation : "Victoria Aeterna" (La Victoire Éternelle).

Commentary


Poids léger.

Historical background


CARACALLA

(05/27/196-04/8/217)

Augustus with Septimius Severus

Caracalla was named Augustus in April 198 before the great Parthian victory. In 202, he married the daughter of the prefect of Praetorian Plautian, Plautille, who would be relegated three years later. In 204, the celebration of the Secular Games begins. Septimius Severus tries to impose the image of the new dynasty. Caracalla celebrates his decennalia in 207 and accompanies his father to Africa. He then joined his father in Brittany at the end of the year 208 when the Roman armies experienced their first successes there..

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