Lot 2769: Ancient Roman Imperial Coins - Caracalla - Philippopolis - Pythian Games Bronze
December 10, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 198-217 AD. Philippopolis, Thrace, Pythian Games issue. Obv: AYT K M AYRH ANTWNEINOC legend with radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: KOINON QRAKWN ALEXANDREIA FIL legend with prize urn inscribed PYQIA, containing two palm branches and five golden apples on an agonistic table, amphora beneath the table. Varbanov 1411 variant; 1486 variant (position of apples, reverse legend); Moushmov -; Bulgaria CCCH -. 21.57 grams . Ex Lanz Auction 160, Lot 459.
Condition Report: Extremely fine. Unpublished reverse type with the apples on the table instead of beneath it.