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ID:     591773
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MESOPOTAMIA
City:     Edessa
Issuer:     Caracalla
Date Ruled:     AD 198-217
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 198-217
Weight:     12.70 g
Obverse Legend:     AYT K M AY ANTΩΝEINOC
Obverse Description:     Laureate and cuirassed bust left, seen from behind; on left shoulder, shield with circles of pellets and gorgoneion
Reverse Legend:     ΔΣΜΑPX EX ΥΠATOC TO Δ
Reverse Description:     Eagle, wings spread and head turned to right, holding wreath in beak; shrine with pediment below
Primary Reference:     Prieur 847 (same obverse die)
Reference2:     R. Bland, "Six Hoards of Syrian Tetradrachms of the Third Century AD," NumChron (1991), Hoard III, pl. 3, 24 (same obverse die)
Reference3:     Bellinger 140 (same obverse die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=16470
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1773 ($1000)