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Ancient Coinage of Characene, Maga

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SGI_5931Kingdom of Characene (Tigris Valley), Maga, son of Athabiaos (?), c. 195-210 AD, AE tetradrachm, (16.92g) Aramaic legend. His diademed and draped bust right, with pointed beard, hair in tight curls on top and bunched at sides, Greek monogram above / Aramaic legend. Male head right, with pointed beard, hair in 6 thick rolls, and long plait on top. SGI 5931, BMC 1.TextImage
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Maga
Search for Characene, Maga at CoinArchives.com
Entry for Characene, Maga on the Digital Historia Numorum

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