Caracalla (A.D. 198-217), Gold Aureus. Mint of Rome, struck A.D. 198. IMP CAES M AVR ANT AVG P TR P, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust facing right, wearing aegis, rev. SPES PVBLICA, Spes advancing left, holding a flower and raising drapery, 7.27g., 12h (RIC 26b; Calicó 2820; Biaggi 1202; C 598). With a very attractive bust type of fine style, well-struck, lustrous, good extremely fine.