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Coin Type: Silver denarius of Caracalla, Caesar Dec 195 - 28 Jan 198 CE, Augustus 28 Jan 198 - 8 Apr 217 CE.
Mint and Date: Rome, 215 CE
Size and Weight: 18mm x 19mm, 3.35g
Obverse: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM
Laureate head right, seen from behind.
Reverse: P M TR P XVIII COS IIII P P
Aesculapius, naked to the waist, standing facing, head left; in right hand holding a snake-entwined wand which rests on the ground; left hand across body wrapped in a fold of drapery; globe at feet on the right.
Provenance: ian030609 (eBay), January 2008
Ref: RCV (2002) 6834; RIC IV 251; BMCRE V p.451, 103.
BW Ref: 043 036 122
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Note: A double die match to this coin is known, and they have been discusswed on the Forum Classical Numismatics Discussion Board. See this thread.
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