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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Coin ID #12947

Tarsos (AD 198-217) AE 34 - Caracalla

Caracalla, 198-217 AD. AE34 (19.76g, 12h). Laureate and cuirassed bust right, drapery on far shoulder / Emperor as Triptolemus, sowing seeds from seed-bag held over left shoulder, standing right on garlanded cart being drawn by two winged and yoked serpents; AM/K above, Γ/B to left. VF, black patina. Strong portrait and highly interesting reverse type. R.H. Coll.; ex Levante Coll. CNG Elec. Auc. 132, (2/2006), lot 125; CNG Auc. 66 (5/2004), lot 1186; Deaccessioned from the Départment des Monnaies, Médailles et Antiques, Bibliothèque Nationale de France; Waddington Coll. (c. 1896).

File information
City/Mint name:Tarsos
Keywords:roman / bronze
References:SNG France 1509 = Waddington 4641 (this coin); SNG Levante -; SNG Levante Suppl. 266 corr. (not Waddington 4641 as stated; same dies); SNG von Aulock 6014 (same dies)
Valuation: CNG Auc. 100 (10/2015), lot 1736 (700 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group -
Filesize:87 KiB
Date added:Jan 28, 2016
Dimensions:800 x 373 pixels
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