Ancient Roman silver denarius of Caracalla / Concordia

Ancient Roman silver denarius of Caracalla / Concordia

Code: 11917

£95.00 Approx $130.67, €111.24
 

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.