ROMAN EMPIRE, 98-99 A.D.
Denomination: AR didrachm
Struck under: Trajan / Trajanus
Mint: Cappadocia, Caesaraea.
Grade: VF+ light toning, hints of iridescence, some hairline scratches in fields
Weight: 7.69 g
Diameter: 20 mm (Thickness is a very chunky 2mm).
Ref.: Metcalf, Caesarea 58 var. (Baalat-Hera left); Sydenham, Caesarea 174 var. (same); RPC III 3577
Obverse: AYTOKP KAIC NЄP TPAIANOC CЄB ΓЄRM Laureate bust of Trajan to right
Reverse: ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤ B, draped bust of Baalat-Hera right, wearing calathus, holding a scepter in her right hand and papyrus roll (?) in her left.