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A silver denarius of the emperor Caracalla with a reverse showing emblems of the priestly colleges. 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, 196 CE
Size and Weight: 15mm x 18mm, 3.09g
Obverse: M AVR ANTONINVS CAES
Bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from behind.
Reverse: SEVERI AVG PII FIL
Emblems of the priestly colleges: lituus, axe, jug, simpulum, sprinkler.
Provenance: stickysearchhead (eBay), November 2009. Found in East Anglia.
Ref: RCV (2002) 6679; RIC IV 4; BMCRE V p.50, 184.
BW Ref: 057 044 150
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