AR Denarius of Caracalla 198-217 AD., "Serapis - PM TR P XVI COS IIII PP", Rome mint, Extremely fine, RIC IV 208a

Ancient Coins - AR Denarius of Caracalla 198-217 AD., "Serapis - PM TR P XVI COS IIII PP", Rome mint, Extremely fine, RIC IV 208a
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Reign

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus 198-217 AD.

Denomination

AR Denarius

Date Struck

213 AD.

Mint

Rome

Obverse

ANTONINVS PIVS - AVG BRIT, laureate head right

Reverse

PM TR P XVI COS IIII PP, Serapis, wearing polos on head, standing left, rising right hand in salute and holding a transverse scepter

Weight

1.81 grams

Diameter

20/19 mm

Reference

RIC IV 208a; RSC 211; BMCRE 50-2

Grade

Extremely fine, mint luster, one scratch on reverse

Comments

The low weight of this coin is a result of a low weight flan (typical of the period) in combination with apparent crystallization in the soil due to temperature, supersaturation etc.

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