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Roman Provincials: Syria: Trachonitis-Caesarea Panias


Julia Soaemias, AE27, 220/221 (Caesarean Era Year 223), Syria: Trachonitis-Caesarea Panias
IOULIA CO_AIMIAC AUG
Draped bust right, wearing earring and stephane, hair combed back in straight lines, long braid along bottom and coiled at back
KAIC-PA-CEB-ACYL
Tetrastyle temple with central arch, Tyche standing facing within, scepter in left hand, cornucopiae (?) in right
C_KG on either side of Pan's grotto in exergue
27mm, 14.98g
Meshorer, INJ 8, 56, 56v

Note: Variant for exergual mark - 56 has the Ship of the Argonauts and crew in the exergue at left and the Caesarean Year at right of the grotto.


Syria: Trachonitis-Caesarea Panias, Elagabalus, AE25, 218-222
AYT K AVP ANTΩNINOC
Laureate, cuirassed bust right seen from behind
KAIC ΠA CEB ACYΛ
Pan standing at right, playing flute, three goats all sharing a common head at left, crescent above
Uncertain exergue
25mm, ?g
cf. Meshorer, Ya'akov, Coins of Caesarea Panias, in Israel Numismatic Journal 8, 1984-85, page 57 no. 59 (Julia Soaemias)

Thanks to David Hendin and Pat Lawrence for assistance (via www.aeqvitas.com)