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bpv_173774 - CARACALLA Tétradrachme syro-phénicien

CARACALLA Tétradrachme syro-phénicien XF
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Type : Tétradrachme syro-phénicien
Date: 215-217
Mint name / Town : Héliopolis, Syrie, Coelé Syrie
Metal : billon
Diameter : 25 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 11,50 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Usure moyenne, flan un peu court
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse description : Tête radiée de Caracalla à droite, l’un des deux rubans de la couronne laurée descendant sur l’épaule (O*).
Obverse legend : AUT K. MA..ANTWNEINOS .SEB. (Autokrator Kaisar Markos Aurhlios Antwneinos Sebastos).
Obverse translation : (L’empereur césar Marc Aurèle Antonin auguste).

Reverse


Reverse description : Aigle debout à gauche, les ailes déployées, la tête et la queue tournées à droite, couronne feuillée dans le bec ; entre les pattes de l’aigle, un lion passant à droite entre deux points.
Reverse legend : DHMARC. EX. UPATOS TOD. (Dhmarcikhs Exousias Upato to D).
Reverse translation : (Puissance tribunitienne, consul pour la quatrième fois).

Commentary


Dans la base TSP maintenue par Michel Prieur, trois exemplaires sont maintenant répertoriés, aucun en musée. Notre exemplaire est le 1196_003.

Historical background


CARACALLA

(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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