Denarius - Caracalla MINER VICTRIX; Minerva and Victory

Denarius - Caracalla (MINER VICTRIX; Minerva and Victory) -  obverseDenarius - Caracalla (MINER VICTRIX; Minerva and Victory) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Caracalla (198-217)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 198
Value Denarius (1)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Silver
Weight 3.2 g
Diameter 19.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 273585
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References RIC IV.1# 336A (denarius),
Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham; 1936. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 4.1. Pertinax – Geta and Caracalla (AD 193–217). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
OCRE# ric.4.crl.336A_denarius
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Bust of Caracalla, laureate, draped, right.

Lettering: IMP CAE M AVR ANT AVG P TR P

Translation:
Imperator, Caesar, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus, Pontifex [Maximus], Tribunicia Potestate.
Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus emperor (Augustus), [high] priest, holder of tribunician power.

Reverse

Minerva, helmeted, draped, standing left, holding Victory in extended right hand and spear in left hand; at feet, shield; behind, trophy.

Lettering: MINER VICTRIX

Translation:
Minerva Victrix.
Minerva, the victorious.

Mint

Laodicea ad Mare, Syria, modern-day Latakia, Syria

Comments

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Source:
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