Caracalla, as Augustus (AD 198-217). AE sestertius (31mm, ...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionCaracalla, as Augustus (AD 198-217). AE sestertius (31mm, 24.00 gm, 12h). NGC XF 5/5 - 2/5, smoothing. Rome, AD 214-217. M AVREL ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT, laureate head of Caracalla right / SECVRITATI PERPETVAE, Securitas seated right, scepter in left and resting head on right hand; altar at her feet; S C in exergue. RIC IV.I 512d. Noted for accuracy: There is a rather large flan crack at 5:00 on the obverse and 7:00 on the reverse that has been filled with some sort of filler or putty and the obverse has been repatinated.
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