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ID:     CommIstApol
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MOESIA INFERIOR
City:     Istrus
Issuer:     Commodus
Date Ruled:     A.D. 177-192
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 25 Tetrassarion
Diameter:     25 mm
Obverse Legend:     AV KAI M AV KOMOΔOC
Obverse Description:     Bust laureate, cuirassed, right
Reverse Legend:     ICTPIH/NΩN
Reverse Description:     Apollo standing left holing plectrum and lyre set on column,Δ in right field.
Mint:     Istrus
Primary Reference:     SNG Budapest 48, 49 (same obverse die)
Reference2:     Varbanov (E) I, 595 (reverse die only)
Reference3:     AMNG 487
Photograph Credit:     Tom White
Special Comments:     Obverse legend unlisted in Varbanov.