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ID:     82000824
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     THRACE
City:     Philippopolis
Issuer:     Caracalla
Date Ruled:     AD Caesar, 196-198
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 19
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     196-198
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     3.81 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     M AVP KAI ANTΩNEINO
Obverse Description:     Bare-headed and draped bust right
Reverse Legend:     ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛEI/ TΩN
Reverse Description:     Distyle temple of Dionysos with clipeus in pediment, seen in perspective, set on hill; three trees below, with spring between central and right trees
Primary Reference:     Mouchmov, Philippopolis -
Reference2:     K. Kolev, “Das Trimontium-Motiv auf den antiken MÜnzen von Philippopolis,” in stephanos nomismatikos, 12-3 (same dies)
Reference3:     Varbanov 1567 (same rev. die as illustration)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, green patina, small scrape under patina on cheek of portrait
Notes:     Sale: CNG 82, Lot: 824 Extremely rare.