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bpv_647290 - CARACALLA Hexassaria

150.00 €(Approx. 163.50$ | 124.50£)
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Type : Hexassaria
Date: 213-216
Mint name / Town : Serdica, Thrace
Metal : copper
Diameter : 30,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 17,93 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie légèrement décentrée au droit. Usure régulière. Joli buste. Patine vert foncé
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Obverse description : Buste, lauré et cuirassé de Caracalla à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (B*4).
Obverse legend : AUT K. M. AUR SEU - ANTWNEINOS, (Autokrator Kaisar Markos Aurhlios Seuhros Antwneinos).
Obverse translation : (L'empereur césar Marc-Aurèle Sévère Antonin).


Reverse description : Hermès (Mercure) nu debout à gauche, tenant une bourse de la main droite tendue et un caducée de la main gauche.
Reverse legend : OULPIAS -SERDIKHS, (Ulpias Serdikhs).
Reverse translation : (Ulpia Serdique).


Trou de centrage au droit et au revers.

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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