Search


CNG Bidding Platform

Information

Products and Services



Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
86000759

Two Britannia Issues for Caracalla

Triton XIV, Lot: 759. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $2600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Caracalla. AD 198-217. Æ Sestertius (32mm, 26.55 g, 12h). Rome mint. Struck AD 211. M AVREL ANTONI NVS PIVS AVG BRIT, laureate head right / VICT BRIT TR P XIIII COS III, S C in exergue, Victory, naked to waist, standing right, left knee bent, left foot on helmet, placing right hand on trophy in center, composed of helmet, cuirass, shields, spears, and greaves; at foot of trophy on right, captive seated left on ground with hands tied behind back; on right, veiled and draped female figure, standing facing, both hands on hips. RIC IV 483c; Banti 134; SCBC 659A; BMCRE 266 var. (slight drapery). Good VF, handsome river patina, light porosity, a few minor marks, traces of deposits. Rare.


From the Collection of a Northern California Gentleman.