A rare dupondius of Caracalla with a bold left facing bust
Lot 1243
Caracalla, 198-217. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 27 mm, 12.19 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 example with a bold and impressive portrait. Flan crack and slightly smoothed, otherwise, very fine.
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500 CHF
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Closing time: 08-Dec-19, 16:01:00 CET
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