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ID:     14817
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Thrace
City:     Serdica
Issuer:     Caracalla
Date Ruled:     AD 198-217
Denomination:     AE diassarion
Date Struck:     198-217
Diameter:     19.7 mm
Weight:     3.9 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     AVT K M AVPH ANTΩNEINOC (or similar)
Obverse Description:     laureate head right
Reverse Legend:     CEPΔΩN
Reverse Description:     lion standing right having a thorn removed from its paw by Eros standing left
Primary Reference:     Varbanov 124
Reference2:     Hristova & Jekov
Reference3:     Ruzicka 382
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions
Grade:     aVF
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 16: Lot No.66 (2) All three references cited have slightly different obverse legend, but is not clear on this example. (3) Ex Dave Surber collection