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    Ancient Roman silver denarius of Caracalla / Concordia

    Ancient Roman silver denarius of Caracalla / Concordia

    $130 (approx conversion from £95)

    Item details

    This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of emperor Caracalla, minted at Rome in 216 AD. 

    Obverse:  ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT, "Antoninus Pius emperor (Augustus), conqueror of the Britons." laureate head right

    Reverse:  PONTIF TR P XIIII COS III, "[High] priest, holder of tribunician power for the 14th time, consul for the third time." Concordia seated left, holding patera and double cornucopiae.

    CULTURE: ROMAN

    DENOMINATION: Denarius

    MATERIAL: Silver

    DATE: 198 - 217 AD (this coin minted in 216 AD)

    SIZE: 19mm dia

    WEIGHT: 3.39 grams

    ATTRIBUTION: RIC 55a var (obv. legend); RSC 415a; BMC p. 204    201.

    PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. London.

    Code
    11917
    Period
    Pre 1600, Ancient, Roman

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