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bpv_543769 - CARACALLA Diassaria

75.00 €(Approx. 87.00$ | 63.75£)
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Type : Diassaria
Date: c. 215-217
Mint name / Town : Marcianopolis, Mésie Inférieure
Metal : copper
Diameter : 22 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 5,47 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan légèrement décentré au droit mais bien centré au revers. Usure régulière. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection J-P T


Obverse description : Tête laurée de Caracalla à droite (O*), barbue.
Obverse legend : AU M AUR ANT-WNINOS P AU-G, (Autokrator Markos Aurhlios Antwninos Pios Augustos).
Obverse translation : (L'empereur Marc-Aurèle Antonin pieux auguste).


Reverse description : Tyché ou Homonoia (Concordia) debout à gauche, coiffée du calthos, drapée, tenant une corne d'abondance de la main gauche et une patère de la main droite et sacrifiant au-dessus d'un autel allumé.
Reverse legend : MARKIANO-POLITWN.
Reverse translation : (Marcianopolis).


Rubans de type 2. Légende de droit inhabituelle.

Historical background


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

August (4/02/211-8/04/217)

After the murder of Geta, Caracalla was the decree "Memoriae damnatio" his brother. The "Constitution Antoniniana" was promulgated in 212. All inhabitants of the Empire became Roman citizens. The following year, he began a campaign in Germany and won many victories over the Germans, and the Goths Iapyges. He received the title of "Germanicus". The end of the reign was marked by 215 monetary reform and the creation of the Antoninianus. Caracalla began a final campaign against the Parthians. He was assassinated after celebrating his vicennalia.

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