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ID:     BagisCara001
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     LYDIA
City:     Bageis
Issuer:     Caracalla
Date Ruled:     AD 198-217
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Æ29
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 198-217
Diameter:     29 mm
Weight:     15.8 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     •ΑΥ• Κ• Μ• ΑΥ• ΑΝΤΩΝЄΙΝΟC
Obverse Description:     Laureate bare bust right.
Reverse Legend:     KAICAPЄΩN BAΓHNΩN
Reverse Description:     Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle with wings spread in right palm and scepter in left arm.
Mint:     Bagis (Bageis)
Primary Reference:     SNG Cop. 50
Reference2:     SNG von Aulock 2916
Reference3:     BMC Lydia 39-40, p. 38.
Photograph Credit:     Mark Fox
Source:     http://ebayitem.com/110763020545
Price Sold For:     69.88 USD
Date Sold:     Oct. 30, 2011 (11:17:54 PDT)
Grade:     gVF
Notes:     Same obverse die as BMC Lydia 37-40, although BMC 37 (Pl. IV, 9) shows possible signs of tooling.