Caracalla, Sestertius Protocontorniatus, Rome, AD 213
AE (g 26,79; mm 31; h 1)
iew of the Circus Maximus with its arches, the obelisk, the spina, chariots; in the background, a temple and a colonnade. RIC 500b; C 236.
Very rare. Bold portrait and dark patina; hammered edges, about extremely fine.
Ex Frank L. Kovacs Collection; Helios 1, 17 April 2008, lot 327.