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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |Roman Provincial| > |Roman Mesopotamia| > RP17133
Caracalla and Geta, 209 - c. 26 December 211 A.D., Carrhae, Mesopotamia
This type was probably never struck with complete legends.
RP17133. Bronze AE 19, BMC Arabia p. 87, 45 - 48; Lindgren 2566; SNG Cop -; SNG Hunterian -; SNG Leipzig -; SNG Righetti -; Weber -; McClean -, aVF, brown tone, Carrhae (Altinbasak, Turkey) mint, weight 4.229g, maximum diameter 18.8mm, 209 - 211 A.D.; obverse AYTOK ANTWNEINC ΓETAC CE (or similar), confronted busts of Caracalla, on left, and Geta Caracalla laureate, draped, and cuirassed, Geta bare-headed and draped only; reverse KΛΩ NEI Λ MHTPOΠO KAPP (or similar), star of eight rays within crescent with horns up; very rare; SOLD










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