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202 NGC Ch XF Caracalla Roman Empire Denarius Emperor & Plautilla Marriage Commemorative (21041305C)

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  • Emperor Caracalla Roman Empire silver denarius coin.
  • Silver, approx. 19mm, 3.62g (very heavy flan), RSC 23, RIC 124b, Foss 21.
  • Certified by NGC to Ch XF, attractive patina with some underlying luster.
  • Historic & commemorative type issued to celebrate Caracalla's marriage to Plautilla, Foss dates to 202 CE (See Roman Historical Coins).
  • The Imperial couple are nicely detailed & depicted together clasping hands. 
  • Obverse: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG, laureate, cuirassed, draped bust of emperor facing right.
  • Reverse: CONCORDIA FELIX,  Caracalla on right wearing robes, standing left, holding roll & Plautilla on left standing right, the couple clasping their right hand.
  • The reverse type legend states a "happy concord" between the Imperial couple. Sadly after the death of Septimius Severus, 211 CE, Caracalla had Plautilla murdered .