Caracalla

1,250.00

Description

Antioch 205-207 AD. AR tetradrachm, 13.56 gr.

Obv: AYT KAI ANTΩNEINOC; laureate head of Caracalla to the right.

Rev: ΔHMAPX EΞYΠATO B; eagle, with wreath in its beak, standing facing with spread wings and head to the right, in its talons leg and thigh of sacrificed animal.

Ref: Bellinger 6 and pl. I, 9; Prieur 202.

Extremely fine.

A beautiful portrait by a skilled engraver of the adolescent emperor.