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Ancient Nomos Art is a museum of galleries exhibiting ancient coins and ancient mint maps. The coin gallery displays the diverse art and history of hand-crafted ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Persian and Medieval coinage. The ancient mints mapping gallery features Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Asia Minor and Medieval mint city regions and territories. Visitor's are welcome to explore, study and enjoy Ancient Nomos Art.

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Provincial, Roman – 217 AD

Caracalla

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Laureate bust of Caracalla facing right with very rare X (Greek cross symbol) below bust.
Reverse: Standing Eagle facing with head and tail left and wings spread, holding wreath in beak.

LEGEND
Obv: AVT KAI ANTωNINOC CE, Laureate bust of Caracalla facing right; X (Greek cross symbol) below bust. Rev: ΔHMAPX EΞ VΠATOC TO Δ, Eagle standing facing with head and tail left and wings spread, holding wreath in beak; horizontal grain stalk (wheat ear) below.

 

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The historical information for the above Island of Cyprus Roman tetradrachm exhibits are currently in review. Please come back to visit this item again in the next few weeks.

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: Tetradrachm. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 12.21 grams. Mint: Paphos(?), Island of Cyprus. Date: circa 215-217 AD.
Attribution: Michael Prieur, A Type Corpus of The Syro-Phoenician Tetradrachms and Their Fractions from 57 BC to AD 253. Lancaster, PA, 2000. Photo Courtesy of CNG.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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