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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 691. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $350. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MOESIA INFERIOR, Marcianopolis. Caracalla, with Julia Domna. AD 198-217. Æ 5 Assaria (13.61 g, 1h). Quintillianus, consular governor. Laureate head of Caracalla right vis-à-vis draped bust of Julia Domna left / Triumphal arch with triple bays; arched alcoves above; statues along roof line; E in left field; KVNTILIANOV in legend. AMNG I 694; SNG Copenhagen -; Varbanov 802. VF, black-brown patina with minor orichalcum highlights, spot of encrustation on reverse, light roughness. Great architectural type.

From the Alexandre de Barros Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 49 (17 March 1999), lot 898.