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Aesclepius
Caracalla denarius
Obv: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM, Laureate bust right
Rev: P M TR P XVIII COS IIII P P, Aesculapius standing front, head left, with serpent-entwined wand; globe on ground at right
Minted in Rome in A.D. 215
References:- BMCRE 103, RIC 251, RSC 302

Aesclepius is the god of medicine and holds staff with a snake entwined around it.
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Tiathena  [Jan 24, 2005 at 10:48 AM]
Absolutely beautiful & fantastic coin, in every way... I want one!
Miguel Sommariva  [Apr 30, 2005 at 08:49 AM]
I want this one
Noah  [Dec 26, 2010 at 11:23 PM]
fabulous