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A silver denarius of the emperor Caracalla with a reverse showing Securitas at ease. 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, 199 CE
Size and Weight: 18mm x 19mm, 3.24g
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind.
Reverse: PONT TR P II
Securitas enthroned right, legs crossed, leaning back with right elbow on back of chair, left hand holding short sceptre casually, lit altar to right.
Provenance: Beast Coins (Vauctions), April 2007
Ref: RCV (2002) 6855; RIC IV 29; BMCRE V p.184, 156.
BW Ref: 033 031 108
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