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201 NGC Ch AU Caracalla Roman Empire Denarius Parthia War Laodicea Mint Commemorative with Pedigree (19040802C)

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  • Roman Empire silver denarius, 3.70g (heavy flan for period), RIC 346 (rated as scarce), issued 201 CE, minted at Laodicea, Syria mint.
  • Almost Uncirculated silver denarius of Emperor Caracalla as boy.
  • Certified by NGC to Ch (Choice) AU, Strike: 5/5, Surface: 4/5.
  • Pedigree: Ex. CNG, Auction XXXIII, 3/15/95, Lot 902. 
  • Superb style portrait of the youthful emperor and reverse detail with trophy arrayed with weapons and captives.
  • Historic commemorative type issued 201 CE to celebrate victories over Parthia.
  • Obverse: ANTONINVS AVGVSTVS, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of emperor.
  • Reverse: PART MAX PONT TR P IIII, COS in ex., two captives seated left and right mourning at foot of trophy decorated with arms.