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ID:     751565
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     PONTUS
City:     Amasia
Issuer:     Caracalla
Date Ruled:     AD 198-217
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 31
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 198-217
Diameter:     31 mm
Weight:     17.41 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     AV KAI M AVP ANTΩNINOC CEBA
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     AΔP CEV ANT AMACIAC MH NE ΠΡ Π ET CH
Reverse Description:     Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae; date in right field
Primary Reference:     RG pg. 37, 65
Reference2:     BMC Pontus pg. 10, 26 var. (reverse legend)
Reference3:     SNG Cop -
Reference4:     SNG VA 6705
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=60691
Grade:     Good VF, brown patina
Notes:     Nice portrait of the youthful Caracalla.