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Roman Provincials: Thrace-Philippopolis


Caracalla as Caesar, AE19, 196-198, Thrace-Philippopolis
M AVP KAI-ANTWNEINOC
Bare head, cuirassed bust right
FILIP_POPOLEI_TWN
Temple, seen in perspective on the acropolis
18mm x 19mm, 4.28g
Varbanov III, 1568 (R7) citing the same coin from different dies sold in Triton I, Lot 669


Roman Provincial, Thrace-Philippopolis, Geta, AE29, 209-211
AYT K Π CE-ΠTI ΓETAC
Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right
ΦIΛIΠΠOΠO / ΛEITΩN
Orpheus seated right on rocks, wearing Phrygian cap and playing his lyre to the animals arranged boar / wolf and stork / shorter-necked wading bird and panther on left, capricorn / lion / bull on right
28mm x 2 9mm, 13.55g
BMC --; SNG Copenhagen --; Mushmov 5383 and Plate XXX, 16
Ex Curtis Clay Collection, 2003