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    Caracalla, as Augustus (AD 198-217). AV aureus (20mm, 7.45 gm, 1h). NGC VF 5/5 - 2/5. Rome, AD 215. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla right, seen from behind / P M T-R P XVIII COS IIII P P, Caracalla standing left, sacrificing over altar, before temple in which statue of Aesculapius; small child holding wand to left of statue, vexillum between statue and emperor, attendant to far right. RIC IV.I 270b. Cohen 317. Calico 2732a. Very rare. Edge marks noted for accuracy.

    From the Morris Collection. Ex. Numismatic Fine Arts MBS (18 December 1987), lot 820.


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