A Roman Empire Silver Coin | AR didrachm Trajanus. | Cappadocia, Caesaraea Mint 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
Material: Silver
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.

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