Caracalla

27,500.00

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Description

Rome, 199 AD. AU aureus, 7,43 gr.

Obv: ANTONINUS AUGUSTUS; laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of the young Caracalla to the right, aegis on left shoulder.

Rev: SEVERI PII AUG FIL; Caracalla with Victory on globe and spear standing facing, head to the left, at his feet left, sitting captive.

Ref: RIC 45; BMC – (cf. 172 footnote); Hill 416; Calicó 2818. Ex Leu 83 (2002), lot 791.

Rare. Good extremely fine

A beautiful portrait of great artistic merit of the young emperor, well struck in high relief.