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ROMAN EMPIRE, CARACALLA RECTOR ORBIS
Caracalla, 199-200 AD. A superb Caracalla denarius with a youthful bust and a reverse, where the emperor is depicted as the fixer of the world. ANTONINVS AVGVSTVS, laureate, draped & cuirrassed bust right / RECTOR ORBIS, Caracalla as Sol standing front, head left, holding globe and spear reversed. RIC 39b
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Filename:Caracalla_rector_orbis.jpg
Album name:HELEN S / The Best of Type!
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Date added:Feb 23, 2013
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SPQR Coins  [Feb 23, 2013 at 08:37 PM]
I've seen many of this type but ones this nice are scarce indeed! Wonderful acquisition!
carthago  [Feb 24, 2013 at 01:57 AM]
Really great coin, Helen.
Mark Z  [Feb 24, 2013 at 03:51 AM]
5 Stars!
Paddy  [Feb 24, 2013 at 06:16 AM]
Nice!
Randygeki(h2)  [Feb 24, 2013 at 06:46 PM]
Indeed, this a great looking denarius!
Steve E  [Feb 24, 2013 at 07:03 PM]
Very nice, sharp details, well photographed! I love how his pinky and thumb are grasping the globe
4to2CentBC  [Mar 01, 2013 at 10:51 PM]
Very nice and great photo
paul1888  [Mar 21, 2013 at 03:04 PM]
Beautiful coin. Nice way to pay tribute to your father. I am sure he would have loved the coin.
quadrans  [Mar 24, 2013 at 05:04 PM]
I agree it is nice
hill132  [Apr 03, 2013 at 04:42 AM]
Helen,very nice coin
Sam  [Aug 21, 2013 at 01:45 PM]
Youthful portrait , nice and rare Denarius , congratulations Helen.
NORMAN K  [Sep 01, 2013 at 06:13 PM]
Definitely five stars, very nice