Roman silver Denarius minted 210-213 AD during the reign of Caracalla
Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla; legend ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT surrounding
Reverse: Mars in military dress, hurrying, holding spear and trophy; legend MARTI PROPVGNATORI surrounding
Custom mounted into a sterling silver bezel pendant. Measures approximately 1 1/4 inch from the top of the bail to the bottom of the bezel, 3/4 inch across.
Son of Septimius Severus and Julia Donna and older brother of Geta. Caracalla killed Geta in his mothers arms. The only good action attributed to him was the granting of Roman citizenship to all free inhabitants of the empire.