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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |North Africa| > |Mauretania| > GB84547
Iol-Caesarea, Mauretania, Late 3rd - 2nd Century B.C.
Phoenicians from Carthage founded Iol as a trading station around 400 B.C. It became a part of the kingdom of Numidia under Jugurtha, c. 160 - 104 B.C. In 29 B.C., Roman emperor Augustus made the Numidian King Juba II and his wife Cleopatra Selene II (daughter of Marc Antony and Cleopatra of Egypt) king and queen of Mauretania. The capital was established at Iol, which was renamed Caesarea in honor of the emperor.
GB84547. Bronze 1/4 Unit, SNG Cop 681, Alexandropoulos MAA 146, Mazard 549, MŁller Afrique 288, F, tight flan, flan crack, corrosion, marks, Iol-Caesarea (Cherchell, Algeria) mint, weight 2.638g, maximum diameter 18.1mm, die axis 90o, late 3rd - 2nd century B.C.; obverse head of Isis left, Punic letters ayin over tet behind; reverse obscure counterclockwise Punic inscription, three grain ears; SOLD











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