ROMAN AND BYZANTINE COINS Caesarea, Cappadocia. Caracalla, 198-217. Tridrachm (Silver, 24mm, 8.94g 12), dated year 18 of Septimius Severus = 210. ΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC ΑΥΓ Laureate head of Caracalla to right, with light beard and mustache. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙCΑΡΙΑC ΝΕΩΚΟ / ΕΤ ΙΗ Radiate and draped from the waist male figure (Apollo?) seated left on Mt. Argaeus, holding laurel branch in his right hand and resting his left on a round vessel atop Mt. Argaeus. Sydenham (Suppl.) 476e. An attractive piece with an elegant portrait of Caracalla. Minor scratch on the obverse, otherwise , nearly extremely fine. From a German collection, ex Classical Numismatic Group 85, 15 September 2010, 616.
|Price realized||650 CHF|
|Starting price||400 CHF|