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A silver denarius of the emperor Caracalla with a reverse showing Salus seated 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, 212 CE
Size and Weight: 19mm, 3.24g
Laureate bust right, seen from behind.
Reverse: P M TR P XV COS III P P
Salus seated left, with right hand holding a patera to feed snake arising from an altar, cornucopia in left arm behind.
Provenance: Aegean Numismatics (Vcoins), August 2006
Ref: RCV (2005) 6826; RIC IV 196; BMCRE V p.438, 45
BW Ref: 018 024 083
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