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AR Tetradrachms - Decopolis-Gadara

Caracalla, AR Tetradrachm, 215-217, Decapolis-Gadara

AYT KAI A_NTwNINOC C

Laureate head right, above eagle right

DHMAPX E_X YPAT . D .

Laureate 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

23mm, 11.82g.

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, Decopolis-Gadara
AYT . KAI . ANTWNIN_OC CEB
Laureate head right
D_HMAP_X . EX . YP . TOD
Eagle to front, head left and wings spread, the Three Graces in wreath between legs
15.41g
Not in Prieur but similar to 1587.

Macrinus, AR Tetradrachm, 217-218, Decopolis-Gadara
AYT . K . M . OP . CE . MACPEINOC
Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from front
DHMAPX . EX . YPAT . PAP
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.