Roman Silver Denarius Emperor Caracalla Ch-AU NGC (198-217 AD)

Roman Silver Denarius Emperor Caracalla Ch-AU NGC (198-217 AD)

1800 Year Old Roman Silver in AU condition! These Silver Denarii were struck sometime during of the reign of emperor Caracalla (198 - 217 AD). Approximate specifications (19mm--3.4g).
Obverse: Bust right. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM.
Reverses vary. You'll be hard pressed to find nicer examples, since these have been graded Choice Almost Uncirculated by NGC.

Caracalla's real name was Marcus Aurelius Antoninus. Caracalla was a nickname derived from a hood cloak of Gallic origin that was his favorite form of dress. Get one of these pieces of history now!

Customer Reviews of Roman Silver Denarius Emperor Caracalla Ch-AU NGC (198-217 AD)
Roman Silver Denarius Emperor Caracalla Ch-AU NGC (198-217 AD)
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Unique piece of history.

By  IU Archaeology Graduate

from Indiana


These coins are very unique pieces of history. Mine bore Caracalla on the obverse with a seated figure on the reverse and was overall very impressive. I purchased the coin as Choice Almost Uncirculated and would agree that it arrived as such, given that it is approximately 1800 years old. The only negative comment I have with my purchase has to do with its point of origin. These NGC graded coins simply state what "hoard" they are from in origin; for example mine came from "The Colosseum Hoard". A simple google will tell one that there was not in fact a particularly massive hoard or cache of these coins found there, nor is there a particular "Seven Hills Hoard" as claimed by NGC. This lack of detailed historic provenience/origin is actually quite disturbing. I would bear this in mind when buying in the future. Overall I would probably buy one of these again in the future as the coin does however appear to be geniune and in very nice condition.


  • Highly Unique
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Attractive Design


  • Generic Origin

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