THRACE, Hadrianopolis. Caracalla.
|394, Lot: 354. Estimate $75.
Sold for $45. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 198-217. Æ (26mm, 12.03 g, 1h). Laureate and draped bust left, holding spear and shield [decorated with gorgoneion] / Demeter standing facing, head left, holding grain ears with her right hand over cista mystica to left, and long serpent-entwined torch with left hand. Jurukova 278 (V157/R269); Varbanov 3487 (same dies as illustration). Fine, reddish-brown surfaces with traces of green.