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Sale: Nomos 10, Lot: 110. Estimate CHF500. 
Closing Date: Sunday, 17 May 2015. 
Sold For CHF650. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Caesarea, Cappadocia. Caracalla, 198-217. Tridrachm (Silver, 24mm, 8.94 g 12), dated year 18 of Septimius Severus = 210. C Laureate head of Caracalla to right, with light beard and mustache. Rev. C C / Radiate and draped from the waist male figure (Apollo?) seated left on Mt. Argaeus, holding laurel branch in his right hand and resting his left on a round vessel atop Mt. Argaeus. Sydenham (Suppl.) 476e. An attractive piece with an elegant portrait of Caracalla. Minor scratch on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.


From a German collection, ex Classical Numismatic Group 85, 15 September 2010, 616.