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bpv_537414 - CARACALLA Tetrassaria

CARACALLA Tetrassaria VF
85.00 €(Approx. 94.35$ | 73.95£)
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Type : Tetrassaria
Date: an 221
Mint name / Town : Tripolis, Phénicie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 24 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 11,76 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire bien centré, un peu court sur la légende de revers. Jolie représentation du revers. Patine marron foncé
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Obverse


Obverse description : Buste lauré et drapé de Caracalla, vu de trois quarts en arrière.
Obverse legend : M AUR ANTwNINOS SEBA (Markos Aurhlios Antwninos Sebastos).

Reverse


Reverse description : Astarte debout à droite, le pied gauche sur une proue de navire. Elle est couronnée par une petite Nike debout sur une colonne. Les Dioscures sont de part et d’autre.
Reverse legend : TRIPOL / GKF.
Reverse translation : (de Tripolis, an 523).

Historical background


CARACALLA

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

Caesar (27/05/196-04/198)

Caracalla was born April 4 188 in Lyon. This is the eldest son of Septimius Severus and Julia Domna. On 27 May 196, it is created Caesar by his father who has broken with Clodius Albinus. After the defeat of Albin near Lyons, 19 February 197, he received the title of prince of youth and pontiff. Caracalla was appointed in April august 198 before the great Parthian victory.

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