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ID:     35-178
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Syria, Phoenicia
City:     Ace-Ptolemais
Issuer:     Caracalla
Date Ruled:     198-217
Metal:     Billon
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     215-217
Diameter:     24 mm
Weight:     12.71 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     AVT K MA ANTΩNINO-C [CЄB]
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right
Reverse Legend:     ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ЄΞ VΠΑΤΟC ΤΟ Δ
Reverse Description:     eagle standing facing, head and tail right, wings displayed, holding wreath in beak; caps of the Dioskouroi surmounted by stars between legs
Primary Reference:     Prieur 1223
Reference2:     Bellinger 260
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Grade:     VF
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 35: Lot No. 178; (2) From the Kenneth Miller Collection of Ake-Ptolemaïs and Related Biblical Coins