Caracalla, 198-217. As (Copper, 25 mm, 10.76 g, 6 h), Rome, 215. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Radiate and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, seen from behind. Rev. P M TR P XVIII COS IIII P P / S - C Aesculapius standing front, head to left, leaning right on serpent-entwined staff; at his feet, globe. BMC 293 note. Cohen 304 var. (not cuirassed). RIC 553c. A beautifully struck piece with an attractive green patina and a splendid portrait. Very light roughness , otherwise, good very fine.
From the G.G. Collection of Roman Imperial third century middle bronzes and from the R.O. Ebert Collection, ex Classical Numismatic Group E-Auction 298, 13 March 2013, 296 and Glendining & Co., 11 May 1983, 362
|Price realized||550 CHF|
|Starting price||150 CHF|