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ID:     75000859
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     SYRIA, PHOENICIA
City:     Tyre
Issuer:     Caracalla
Date Ruled:     AD 198-217
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 213-217
Weight:     12.24 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse die reference:     Prieur 1551
Obverse Legend:     AVT KAI ANΤΩNINOC CE
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     ·ΔHMAPX EΞ YΠATOC TO·Δ·
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing facing on club, head and tail left, with wings displayed, holding wreath in beak; murex between legs
Primary Reference:     Prieur 1551 (same obv. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=103767
Grade:     Near EF, lightly toned.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 859 Ex Numismatic Fine Arts VI (27 February 1979), lot 766.