Aesculapius and Telesphorus
Caracalla, 198-217. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.12 g 6), Rome, 215. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. P M TR P XVIII COS IIII P P Aesculapius standing facing, holding serpent-wreathed wand; to his feet to right, globe; to his feet to left, Telesphorus. BMC 105. Cohen 307. RIC 253. Beautifully toned and complete. Extremely fine.
From a Czech collection, sold by Karel Chaura, Prague (1869-1945).