An exceptional left facing portrait of Caracalla
Lot 671
Caracalla, 198-217. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 26 mm, 11.78 g, 1 h), Rome, 214. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Radiate and draped bust of Caracalla to left, seen from behind. Rev. P M TR P XVII IMP III COS IIII P P / S C Roma seated left on cuirass and shields, holding Victory in her right hand and spear in her left; at feet to left, a German kneeling right in supplication. BMC p. 482, † note = Cohen 266. RIC 530b. Rare. A beautiful coin with a bold and impressive portrait and a magnificent green patina. Thin flan crack and with an old scuff on the reverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.


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Estimate:
1000 CHF
Starting price:
800 CHF
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2800 CHF
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