SYRIA, Decapolis. Petra. Geta.
|Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 854. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2007.
Sold For $1350. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 209-211. AR Drachm (2.87 g, 12h). Struck AD 209-212. P
ETA CEB, laureate head right / • D
• VPA G
•, Tyche standing left, holding baetyl and trophy. Unpublished, but see Butcher, "Two Notes on Syrian Silver of the Third Century AD," NC
1989, reverse die R1 (Caracalla) for rev. type. VF, traces of light toning. Unique.
Ex Classical Numismatic Group 60 (22 May 2002), lot 1407.
While Butcher’s study records five examples of this issue for Caracalla, none are recorded for Geta.