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Lot # 414 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$500 / Price Realized: US$1300
Lot of one billon tetradrachm and one bronze drachm of Caracalla, both ex Dattari.
Lot of one billon tetradrachm and one bronze drachm of Caracalla, both ex Dattari. g. (0h). . (1) Caracalla as Caesar, tetradrachm, Year 4 = 195/6 AD, 10.29g. Bare-headed, draped, cuirassed (?) bust right / Tyche seated left holding rudder and cornucopia. Dattari-Savio pl. 219, 4042 (this coin). Emmett 2768/4 (R5, citing our Dattari coin). (2) Caracalla as Augustus, Year 21 = 212/3 AD, 20.99g. Head laureate right / Jupiter seated left holding Nike and scepter. Cologne 2292 (same dies). Dattari-Savio pl. 220, 4060 (this coin). Dattari, followed with a question mark by Emmett 2833, misinterpreted the reverse of his coin as showing Euthenia seated rather than Zeus. The tetradrachm very rare but heavily pitted, the drachm Bold Fine with an excellent mature portrait of Caracalla.
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