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ID:     16611
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     CITY ALLIANCE - HOMONOIA COINAGE
City:     Pergamum and Ephesus
Issuer:     Commodus
Date Ruled:     AD March or April 177 - 31 Dec 192 A.D.
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Medallion AE 38
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD March or April 177 - 31 Dec 192 A.D.
Diameter:     40.4 mm
Weight:     31.986 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     AV KAI M AVPH KOMMO∆OC
Obverse Description:     Laureate and draped bust right, from behind, oval countermark (Severan head?)
Reverse Legend:     [...] KOINON OMONO / ΠΣΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΣΦΣΧΙΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Asklepios standing facing, holding snake staff, head left, facing statue of Diana of Ephesus standing facing, stags at sides
Mint:     Ephesos or Pergamon
Primary Reference:     Frank & Nollé 1545
Reference2:     SNG France-
Reference3:     BMC 354 var. (no omphalos or Nike on reverse)
Reference4:     SNG Cop-, SNG VA-, Triton VIII Lot #759
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=15439
Notes:     magistrate P. Aelius Pius