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ID:     711524
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     THRACE
City:     Serdica
Issuer:     CARACALLA
Date Ruled:     AD 198-217
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 20
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 215-217
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     4.73 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     AVT K M AVP CEV ANTΩNEINOC
Obverse Description:     Laureate mature, bearded bust right, seen from behind
Reverse Legend:     [C]EΡΔΩN
Reverse Description:     Eros standing left, removing thorn from raised right paw of lion standing right
Primary Reference:     Mouchmov, Serdika 222
Reference2:     Varbanov 124
Reference3:     Mouchmov 4851
Reference4:     SNG Cop -;BMC -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, green patina
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1524 ($500)One of the more popular of Aesop's tales concerned a lion and shepherd