Ancient Art, Antiquities & Ancient Coins

Caracalla. AD 198-217.AE Sestertius

The auction will start in __ days and __ hours

Start price: £400

Estimated price: £800 - £1,200

Auction house commission: 15%

VAT: On commission only

Caracalla. AD 198-217.AE Sestertius (29mm, 24.44g ). Rome mint. Struck AD 214. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Adlocutio" scene: Caracalla, standing right on low platform; with him on platform, to his left, officer standing right, to his right, officer standing facing; to right, Dacian bodyguard in short tunic and cloak standing right, holding falx, a second falx behind; to far right, two soldiers, standing left, each holding an aquila and oblong shield; vexillum behind. RIC 525a; Banti 56. Brown dark patina, light roughness and burn marks. Very Fine . Very rare.