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001 - Augustus - AR Tetradrachm
A) KAIΣAPOΣ ΣE BAΣTOY
Laureated head right

R) ΕΤΟΥΣ ςΚ ΝΙΚΗΣ
Right in field monogram ΥΠΑ und dating IB
among written as monogram AYT
Tyche of Antioch seated, r., with palm branch; before river god Orontes

Weight:: 15,0g; : 26 mm
References:: MC ALEE: 180; RPC 4151; PRIEUR: 50
Struck: in the 26th year of the reign of Augustus = 5 B.C. ( IB = COS XII)
Mint: ANTIOCHIA AD ORONTEM; Povince: SYRIA

Anotation: The coin was struck under the govenor
"PVBLIVS QVINTILLIVS VARVS"
The reverse shows us the picture of a monument which was made by Eutyichides, a pupil of Lysippos
This monument was shown in the town Antiochia.
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Tracy Aiello  [Feb 15, 2020 at 12:16 AM]
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