Plautilla was the wife of Caracalla. This unhappy union came about by
insistence of Septimius Severus, Caracalla's father, who wanted to show his
appreciation and support for Plautianus, his Praetorian Prefect. Caracalla
apparently hated her for her imperious and snobby ways and warned her that the
only reason she was with him in the first place was in deference to his father's
Alarmed at what Caracalla might do to her, Plautianus then set up a hasty
plot to kill his friend Severus but the plot was revealed and he was executed.
Shortly after Severus's death Caracalla made good on his threats and exiled her
to an island. This not being good enough he had her executed sometime after.
AR Denarius 202--211 A.D.
Obv. PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA: Draped bust right
Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG: Concordia standing left, holding patera and scepter