CILICIA. Isaura. Caracalla, 198-217. Diassarion (Bronze, 25 mm, 6.37 g, 7 h), circa 198-202. AY K M AY ANTΩNINO Laureate and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, gorgoneion on breastplate. Rev. MHTPOΠOΛЄΩC / ICAΥPΩN Tetrastyle temple with arched pediment, bust of Hercules to left on column within. SNG Levante 263. SNG Paris 497 var. (differing reverse legend arrangement and bust of Heracles to right). A beautiful example with attractive earthen highlights on a green patina and an excellent portrait. Extremely fine.
From the collection of Jean-Pierre Righetti, inv. no. 45 (with collector's ticket), privately purchased on 19 August 1995.