THRACE, Serdica. Caracalla. 197-217 AD.
Æ 30mm/18.6 gm.
Obv/ Laureate head right.
Rev/ Sol advancing left, raising right hand and holding whip.
Ref/ Mouchmov 376 var. (legend); SNG Copenhagen -; BMC Thrace ; Varbonov rated R5!
Con/ Choice EF; attractive glossy green patina, well struck, exceptional. Buffed, not waxed.
Seller's Note/ This a truly superb coin in every way. Do Not judge this issue from the high resolution photo where every tiny defect and dirt is readily seen. In hand, it is a gem...trust me!
What is NOT seen in the photo is the incredibly smooth mirror-like fields and glossy patina.