Caracalla 198-217 - As - Dea Caelestis reverse - Ex CNG Auction 69

Ancient Coins - Caracalla 198-217 - As - Dea Caelestis reverse - Ex CNG Auction 69
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6.18g

Rome 203AD
Minor spots of roughness

Obv: Bust of Caracalla right  "ANTONINVS PIVS AVG PONT TR P VI"

Rev: Dea Caelestis riding a lion right, holding a drum and scepter.  Water gushes from a rock on the left "INDVLGENTIA AVGG IN CARTH"

This type commemorates some special mark of favor on the city of Carthage.   Apparenly it was something to do with the water supply but the details are unknown.

CNG 69 #1658
CNG's minimum on this lot was $345 with the buyer's fee.

RIC 415c, S6987
Prezzo SKU : 120626
US$ 300.00
  • € 251.99
  • £ 222.36
  • AUD 378.04
  • CHF 291.94
  • CAD 370.73

Quotazione: 09/21/17

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