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Caracalla, 28 January 198 - 8 April 217 A.D.
In 214, Caracalla's victories in Germany secured his popularity within the Roman army.
RS89493. Silver denarius, RIC IV 240; RSC III 239; BMCRE VI p. 449, 94; Hunter III 25; SRCV II 6832, Choice gVF, superb portrait, excellent centering
, Rome mint, weight 3.576g, maximum diameter 18.4mm, die axis 180o
, 214 A.D.; obverse ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM, laureate head right; reverse P M TR P XVII COS IIII P P (high priest, holder of Tribunitian power for 17 years, consul for the 4th time, father of the country), Jupiter standing facing, head left, nude but for cloak over left shoulder, thunderbolt at side in right hand, long scepter vertical in left hand, eagle at feet on left standing left with head turned back right; ex Numismatik Naumann auction 73, part of lot 970; ON LAYAWAY
Catalog current as of Saturday, June 15, 2019.
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