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Coin ID #582

Kaisareia (AD 193-194) Denarius - Pescennius Niger

Pescennius Niger, 193-194 AD. AR Denarius (2.82 gm). Caesarea mint. IMP CAES C PESC NIGER IVST AVG, laureate head right / SALVTI AVG, Salus standing facing before lighted altar, head right, holding serpent in her arms and feeding it from a patera. Toned, good VF, minor porosity.

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City/Mint name:Kaisareia
Rating (24 votes):11111
Keywords:silver / roman
References:RIC IV 75b; J. Van Heesch, "Les ateliers monétaires de Pescennius Niger," RBN CXXIV (1978), pg. 62 and 11a; BMCRE 312A; RSC 66a
Valuation:CNG Triton VII (1/2004), lot 995 ($1,200 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group -
Filesize:67 KiB
Date added:Dec 28, 2004
Dimensions:500 x 245 pixels
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