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ID:     16737
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     THRACE
City:     Philippopolis
Issuer:     Elagabalus
Date Ruled:     16 May 218 - 11 March 222 A.D.
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     8 assaria
Diameter:     36.6 mm
Weight:     21.734 g
Die Axis:     1.5 h
Obverse Legend:     ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ Μ Α − ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC CΕΒ
Obverse Description:     Radiate and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus right, from behind
Reverse Legend:     ΚΕΝ∆ΡΕΙΧΕΙΑ ΠΥΘΙΑ ΕΝ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟ ΠΟΛΙΝΕΩ/ΚΟΡΩ
Reverse Description:     Octastyle temple of Apollo Kendrisos with acroteria and disc in the pediment
Mint:     Philippopolis
Primary Reference:     Mionnet Suppl. II 1630
Reference2:     Varbanov 1446 var
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=15593