AR Tetradrachms - Decopolis-Gadara
Caracalla, AR Tetradrachm, 215-217, Decapolis-Gadara
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head right, above eagle right
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head of Melqart with features of Caracalla, star above, lionís skin around
neck right, club in right field, the Three Graces within a laurel-wreath beneath
Prieur 1584 (Population 1)
Note: This coin was a presentation piece for Gadara as they began producing tetradrachms. Also, this coin is a die link to 1584 in Prieur's book as per a note from Mr. Prieur.
Caracalla, AR Tetradrachm, 215-217,
Macrinus, AR Tetradrachm, 217-218, Decopolis-Gadara
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Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from front
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Eagle to front, head left and wings spread, the Three Graces in wreath between legs.
Not in Prieur but similar to 1604.
Note from Michel Prieur on 07/06/03: This piece will be known as 1604A.