Gadara in Decapolis. Vespasian, AD 69 to 79. AE 22. Countermarked.

Ancient Coins - Gadara in Decapolis.  Vespasian, AD 69 to 79.  AE 22.  Countermarked.
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Denomination : AE 22.  Mint : Gadara in Decapolis.

Date : Year 135 in the Lokalaera era, which is AD 71 to 72.

Reference : RPC II 297.  Spijkerman 134.   A coin of the same type with the same countermark was offered on M�nzen & Medaillen auction 29, lot #2695.

Size : 22.5 x 23.3 mm.  Weight : 11.75 grams.

Grade : good Fine with a black patina.

Obverse : Head of Vespasian righ with OC KAICAR O VESPACIAN around.  There is a small countermarked male head (possibly Herakles) on the neck.

Reverse : Tyche wearing a mural crown, holding a cornucopia and wreath, with the date mark L ELR to the left, with GADARA to the right.

ex : CNG same 45, lot 1013 (March 18, 1998).

Price SKU: vcoin5708
US$ 145.00
  • € 117.80
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  • CAD 183.26

Rates for: 04/21/18

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