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A denarius of the emperor Caracalla with a reverse showing a galley with passengers. Coin Type: Base metal denarius of Caracalla, Caesar Dec 195 - 28 Jan 198 CE, Augustus 28 Jan 198 - 8 Apr 217 CE.
Mint and Date: Unofficial mint. Original minted at Rome, 202 CE
Size and Weight: 18mm x 20mm, 3.46g
Youthful laureate, draped bust right, seen from behind.
Galley with rowers travelling left over waves, vexillum at prow, standards at stern, three passengers seated in cabin at the stern.
Provenance: Pecunem e-auction 20 by Gitbud & Naumann, lot 698, 3 August 2014
Ref: RCV (2002) 6790; RIC IV 120; BMCRE V p.205, 267.
BW Ref: 032 031 107
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