Caracalla, AR Denarius, Liberalitas, 210-213 AD
Ruler/Emperor:
Caracalla
City/Region:
Rome
Denomination:
AR Denarius
Composition:
Silver
Date:
210-213 AD
Obverse:
ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT, laureate and bearded head facing right
Reverse:
LIBERALITAS AVG VI, Liberalitas, draped, standing left, holding abacus in right hand and cornucopiae in left hand
Size:
19mm
Grade:
gVF
References:

Nicely toned. Caracalla, is known for being one of the cruelest of the Roman Emperors. The name "Caracalla" was reportedly named after a long Gallic cloak which he wore. In Ancient Rome, Liberalitas was the virtue of generosity.