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89001379
Triton XV, Lot: 1379. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $3400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THRACE, Perinthus. Caracalla. AD 198-217. Æ Medallion (40mm, 39.33 g, 7h). AVT • K • M AV-P • CЄOV(HP) • A(NT)ΩNINOC AVΓ, laureate and cuirassed bust right, wearing aegis, holding spear over shoulder; gorgoneion on breastplate / ΠЄPINΘI-ΩN NЄΩKOP/ΩN, Hercules standing facing, crowning himself with right hand and holding club and lion skin in left; to left, tree on which sits bow and quiver; lighted altar to right. Schönert, Perinthos 610; Varbanov 260 (same obv. die as illustration). VF, dark green, almost black, patina, small flan cracks, minor doubling on obverse, smoothing in fields. Rare.