Ex Mabbott (1969)
CAPPADOCIA. Caesarea-Eusebeia. Caracalla. A.D. 198-217. Billon tridrachm. 9.25 gm. 25 mm. Dated RY 18 of Septimius Severus (A.D. 210). His laureate head right; ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC ΑΥΓ / Radiate male figure seated left on Mt. Argaeus, holding branch; ЄT IH (date) in exergue; ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙCΑΡΙΑC ΝЄΩΚΟ. Sydenham, Caesarea Suppl. 476e. Near Very Fine; pleasing old toning; light roughness; attractive portrait. Rare.
Ex Mabbott Collection Part One (Hans M. F. Schulman Gallery, 6-11 June 1969) lot 2364.
Thomas Ollive Mabbott (1898-1968) was a professor at Hunter College for 37 years, best known for his research on writer Edgar Allan Poe. His collection of well over 5000 Greek and Roman coins was sold after his death in five parts in New York in 1969-1970. It was an extremely important sale for Roman Provincial coinage given the many previously unrecorded examples it included.
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