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ID:     23047
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     CILICIA
City:     Diocaesarea
Issuer:     Caracalla
Date Ruled:     28 January 198 - 8 April 217 A.D.
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae 31
Diameter:     31 mm
Weight:     19.281 g
Die Axis:     1.5 h
Obverse Legend:     AYTOK KAIC M AYP ANTΩNEINOC CEB
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
CM 1 Description:      Winged thunderbolt, in oval punch, 4 x 5.5 mm
CM 1 Reference:      Howgego 469
CM 2 Description:      Eagle to front, head left, in oval punch, 5 x 7 mm
CM 2 Reference:      Howgego 337
Reverse Legend:     Α∆Ρ ∆ΙΟΚΑΙC-AP-EΩN
Reverse Description:     Athena in quadriga to left, in raised right hand thunderbolt, shield in left hand
Mint:     Diocaesarea
Primary Reference:     BMC 10
Reference2:     SNG France 871
Reference3:     SNG Aul 5544
Reference4:     SGICV 2625
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=22314
Notes:     The two countermarks were both cult objects of Zeus and were applied together, apparently not on coins struck later than the reign of Septimius Severus.