Antioch - SC within wreath





Province Syria
City Antioch
Size (mm) 17
Weight (g) 5.10
Die Axis 180
Tariff -
Governor
Ob. Leg. KAI M O ΔI ANTΩNINOC C
Ob. Desc. Bare headed and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Caesar, Marcus Opellius Diadumenianus Antonius, rule
Rev. Leg. SC
Rev. Desc. Legend in wreath with 6 paired leaves to each side Δ above E below wreath above
Meaning Senatus Consulto
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Notes: It is unusual to have Diadumenian's head facing left. There may be an example in the McAlee collection. There is similar example in the Hunterian Collection, #247, with the left facing bust but the Δ and E are reversed. Two examples (same dies) have been sold on Ebay during 2002-2006