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Coin ID #10098

Pergamon (AD 198-217) AE 43 - Caracalla

Caracalla, 198-217 AD. AE43 - Medallion (40.23g, 6h). Marcus Caerelius Attalus, strategus. Laureate and cuirassed bust right, slight drapery; gorgoneion on breastplate; countermark: wreath with pellet in center, all within incuse / Є ΠI C TP • M • KAIPЄΛ ATTAΛOV, Π-Є-P ΓA/MH/NΩ(N) across field, ΠPΩTΩN • Γ • N[Є]/ΩKOPΩN in two lines in exergue, the imperial entrance (adventus) into the city of Pergamum: emperor, wearing military attire, on horseback right, turning to left and raising right arm, being trailed by attendant; to right, cippus surmounted by statue of Asclepius. VF, dark green patina, traces of smoothing.

File information
City/Mint name:Pergamon
Keywords:roman / bronze
References:W. Wroth, “Asklepios and the coins of Pergamum,” NC (1882), pl. 3, 5 var.; von Fritze, Pergamon pl. VII, 14 var.; BMC 321 var.; SNG France 2231-2 var. (all with varying distribution of rev. legend); for c/m: Howgego 480
Valuation:CNG Auc. 91 (9/2012), lot 517 ($2200 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group -
Filesize:98 KiB
Date added:Feb 06, 2013
Dimensions:800 x 396 pixels
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