THRACE, Perinthus. Caracalla.
|CNG 90, Lot: 942. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 198-217. Æ Medallion (39mm, 31.57 g, 7h). Struck AD 215-217. Laureate and cuirassed bust right, seen from front, aegis over left shoulder and gorgoneion on breastplate, holding spear over left shoulder / Tyche standing facing, head left, holding temple in each outstretched hand; at feet to left, lighted altar. Schönert, Perinthos
596; Varbanov 235 (same dies as illustration). VF, green patina, areas of roughness, minor smoothing in fields. Rare.
Ex Classical Numismatic Group 72 (14 June 2006), lot 1140; Lanz 120 (18 May 2004), lot 417.