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ROMAN EMPIRE, Caracalla, Unofficial denarius
Caracalla, AD 211-217
AR Denarius - 19mm, 4.15g
unofficial mint, c. 212 AD
laureate bust r.
ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM
Annona seated l., holding wheat ears over modius in r. hand, cornucopia in l.
P M TR P XV COS III P P
ancient imitation

"It is an ancient imitation, as style and composition show. That explains the hybrid titulature, GERM on obv. but only TR P XV on rev.

Rev. appears to be P M TR P XV COS III P P, Annona seated l., holding wheat ears over modius in r. hand, cornucopia in l. " - Curtis Clay
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