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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |The Severan Period| > |Caracalla| > RS15010
Caracalla, 28 January 198 - 8 April 217 A.D.
The antoninianus is named for Caracalla, who introduced it. If you are collecting one coin of each emperor, your Caracalla coin should be an antoninianus!
RS15010. Silver antoninianus, RIC IV 285d, RSC III 374, gVF, Rome mint, weight 3.633g, maximum diameter 24.0mm, die axis 0o, 217 A.D.; obverse ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, from behind; reverse P M TR P XX COS IIII P P (high priest, holder of Tribunitian power for 20 years, consul for the 4th time, father of the country), Jupiter standing left, thunderbolt in right and scepter in left; full circle centering, excellent portrait; but wavy, frosty and brittle flan due to fire damage; scarce; SOLD

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