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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Greek Imperial| > |Mesopotamia & Babylonia| > RY93158
Commodus, March or April 177 - 31 December 192 A.D., Carrhae, Mesopotamia
|Mesopotamia| |&| |Babylonia|, |Commodus,| |March| |or| |April| |177| |-| |31| |December| |192| |A.D.,| |Carrhae,| |Mesopotamia|, NEWCarrhae 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.
RY93158. Bronze AE 13, cf. RPC Online IV-3 T9917 - T9918; BMC Arabia p. 82, 2; SNG Cop 175, VF, dark green patina, highlighting earthen deposits, tight flan cutting off much of legend, Carrhae (Altinbasak, Turkey) mint, weight 2.173g, maximum diameter 13.3mm, die axis 180o, Mar/Apr 177 - 31 Dec 192 A.D.; obverse AVT K KOMO∆OC CEB (or similar), laureate head right; reverse AVP KAPPHNWN (or similar), six pointed star in filleted crescent with horns upward, small globe below on base; from the Errett Bishop Collection; very rare; $80.00











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