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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |Roman Provincial| > |Roman Hispania| > GB89171
Carteia, Hispania Baetica, c. 44 B.C. - 1st Century A.D.
The Latin colony of Carteia was founded in 171 B.C. In 27 B.C., when Augustus had become emperor, Hispania Ulterior was divided into Baetica (modern Andalusia) and Lusitania (modern Portugal, Extremadura, and part of Castilla-Leůn). Cantabria and Basque country were also added to Hispania Citerior.
GB89171. Bronze quadrans, Villaronga-Benages 2609, Villaronga 65; RPC I 116, SNG Cop 434, SNG Lorichs 1337, SNG MŁnchen -, SNG Tub, aF/VF, dark patina, tight flan, marks, porosity, reverse slightly off center, Carteia (near San Roque, Spain) mint, weight 4.885g, maximum diameter 18.9mm, die axis 270o, c. 44 B.C. - 1st century A.D.; obverse CARTEIA, head of Fortuna-Tyche right, wearing crown of turreted city walls, trident behind; reverse Cupid riding dolphin right, IIII VIR above, EX D D below; ex CNG e-auction 379 (27 Jul 2016), lot 655 (part of, noted as ex RBW); $55.00

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