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Coin: Denarius with Head of Caracalla (obv) and Liberalitas (rev)

Culture Roman
Issuing Authority Roman Emperor Caracalla
Title Coin: Denarius with Head of Caracalla (obv) and Liberalitas (rev)
Date 210–213
Medium Silver
Dimensions Overall: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
Weight: 0.12 oz. (3.5 g)
Axis: 6:00
Credit Line Transfer from the Classical Studies Department, Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University
Accession Number 2000.342.104

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Obverse: Laureate head of Caracalla right. Inscription around.
Reverse: Liberalitas standing left, holding abacus and leaning on column. Inscription around.


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