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    Extraordinary Gadara Tetradrachm

    Gadara, Decapolis. Caracalla (198-217 AD). AR tetradrachm (26mm, 13.05 gm, 6h). Struck 215-217 AD. Bust of Caracalla, laureate, on back of an eagle; AYT KAI ANTWNINOC CE / Bust of Heracles r., lion skin knotted around neck, club in field before; below, the three Graces in wreath; ?ΗΜΑΡΧ EΞ ΥΠΑΤ OΔ (power of Tribune, Consul fourth time). JNG (Van Hoof Hoard) 36, 167. Prieur 1585. Very Rare, likely the finest surviving specimen. Good extremely Fine.

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    March, 2012
    8th-9th Thursday-Friday
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