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Marcus Aurelius, 7 March 161 - 17 March 180 A.D., Carrhae, Mesopotamia
Carrhae is the Haran of the Bible. Crassus was defeated and killed by the Parthians near Carrhae in 53 B.C. Emperor Galerius was defeated on the same site in 296 A.D.
RP89001. Bronze AE 21, SNG Righetti
2556 (same dies); RPC Online
IV 6482 (5 specimens); BMC Mesopotamia
p. 82, 1 & pl. XII, 3; SNG Cop
-, F, thick tight flan
, porous, light corrosion, small edge crack, Carrhae
(Altinbasak, Turkey) mint, weight
10.965g, maximum diameter
21.4mm, die axis
, 7 Mar 161 - 17 Mar 180 A.D.; obverse
AYTOKP KAIC MAP AYPHΛI OYHROC, laureate head
KARHNWN ΦIΛOPWME, crescent horns upward, resting on a globe, fillets hanging from each side
with six horns between the horns; ex Ancient Numismatic Enterprise; rare
Catalog current as of Sunday, May 26, 2019.
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