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.
Ex Leu 7, 25 October 2020, 1633 and Leu 4, 25 May 2019, 671.