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Caracalla, 28 January 198 - 8 April 217 A.D., Dium, Coele Syria
The site of ancient Dium (Dion, Decapolis) has not been conclusively identified. The four leading candidates for Dium are Tell al-Husn and Edun, both near Irbid, in north Jordan, Kufr Abil, near Pella, and Tell al-Ash'ari, near the Syrian border town of Der'a.
RY77844. Bronze AE 24, Sofaer
IV 3, SNG ANS
1280, Meshorer City-Coins
245 (year 268), aF, highlighting earthen deposit, some corrosion and encrustation, Dium
10.924g, maximum diameter
24.1mm, die axis
, 208 - 209 A.D.; obverse
AV K M AV ANTWNEI, laureate, draped, and cuirassed
right, from behind; reverse hexastyle
temple, flaming altar
within under central arch, eagle
, AOC (year 271) downward on left, KOI - CVP (Coele Syria
) above roof, ∆EIHN-WN starting in exergue
and last two letters upward on right; scarce
Catalog current as of Saturday, January 20, 2018.
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