Caracalla AE28 of Pautalia, Thrace.Dancing satyr r., naked, clasping hands with seated female figure

Ancient Coins - Caracalla AE28 of Pautalia, Thrace.Dancing satyr r., naked, clasping hands with seated female figure
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Caracalla AE28 of Pautalia, Thrace.
Obv: AVT K M AVPH ANTWNINOC, laureate head right
Rev: OVLPIAC PAVTALIAC,Dancing satyr r., naked, clasping hands with seated female figure l., dressed in full skirt. RRR. Unpublished Var. Varbanov 5191 VF AND VERY RARE AND INTERESTING COIN!!!

Thraco-macedonian coins were influenced by scenes from celebrations of the

local cult of Dionysos from the land of the SATRAE. The

cult  had a folding of satyrs, centaurs and nymphs, all of whom are depicted

on various coinages of the region.


Nymphes et Satyre, by William Bouguereau


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