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A silver denarius of the emperor Caracalla with a Serapis reverse 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, 202 CE
Size and Weight: 19mm, 3.24g
Laureate head right, bearded, seen from behind.
Reverse: P M TR P XV COS III P P
Serapis standing facing, head left, raising right hand and with long transverse sceptre in left hand.
Provenance: rolgm (eBay), September 2002.
Ref: RCV (2002) —; RIC IV 193; BMCRE V p.437, 39.
BW Ref: 005 028 018
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