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A silver denarius of the emperor Caracalla with a reverse showing Apollo with branch, lyre and tripod. 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 mint, 214 CE
Size and Weight: 19mm, 2.47g
Obverse: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM
Laureate head right, seen from behind.
Reverse: P M TR P XVII COS IIII P P
Apollo, laureate, naked to the waist, seated left on a low seat, holding a branch up in his right hand and resting his left elbow on a lyre set on a tripod.
Provenance: ancient_treasures (eBay), May 2008
Ref: RCV (2002) —; RIC IV 238a; BMCRE V p.448, 91.
BW Ref: 045 038 127
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