A.K.Collection: Coin ID L079 from Lot no. 620


IONIA Magnesia ad Maeandrum Caracalla AD 198-217. Bronze (AE; 22-23mm; 6.07g; 6h) AV K [ ] M AVP – ANTΩΝEINOC Laureate, cuirassed and draped bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. MAΓNH-TΩΝ Dionysus standing front, head left, holding thyrsus in left hand and bunch of grapes in right hand; at his feet, left, panther. Very rare.

BMC – cf, p. 166, 61; Lindgren III -; Lindgren-Kovacs -; Schultz p. 77, 194 (this rev. die R29 but new av. die) and pl. 15 (R29); SNG Cop. - cf. Rv. 877 (Elagabal); SNG Hunter. -; SNG Leypold -; SNG v. Aulock -.

Ex Naegeli coll., stock F. Sternberg Zurich 1984.


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