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155, Lot: 246. Estimate $300.
Sold for $445. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MYSIA, Pergamum. Caracalla. AD 198-217. Æ Medallion (40mm, 36.18 g). Laureate and cuirassed bust right, aegis on breastplate / Caracalla standing right, holding scroll and phiale; before him, victimarius about to strike a bull with a hammer or axe; in background, Asklepios seated left, holding serpent and sceptre, within tetrastyle temple. SNG France 2247 (same dies); Price and Trell 464, fig. 439 (same reverse die; temple identified as that of Caracalla as Dionysus Kathegemon). Fine, brown surfaces, a little rough.