Caracalla, Bronze, Koinon of Cyprus, AD 198-217
AE (g 18,86; mm 32; h 12)
Temple of Paphian Aphrodite, conical cult xoanon within central distyle tower with star within crescent above, distyle porticoes flanking, each containing candelabra and dove above; paved semicircular court before temple with hatched enclosure around, within which stands a dove, altar, and Cypriot character 'pa'. Parks 25; SNG Copenhagen 92; BMC 60.
Very rare and very fine.
Ex Numismatik Lanz München 141, 26 May 2008, lot 549.