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ID:     32542
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     PONTUS
City:     Amasia
Issuer:     Commodus
Date Ruled:     March or April 177 - 31 Dec 192 A.D.
Metal:     Orichalcum
Denomination:     Sestertius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     A.D. March or April 177 - 31 Dec 192
Diameter:     31.3 mm
Weight:     23.167 g
Obverse Legend:     M AV [...] KOMO-ANTΩNOC
Obverse Description:     Laureate and draped bust right from behind
Reverse Legend:     ΑΜΑCΕΙΤ ΜΗΤΡ ΝΕΩΚΠΡΤ ΠΟΝΤ ΙΤΡΠΟ
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing on top of altar of Zeus Stratios, Helios in facing quadriga above, sacred tree to left
Mint:     Amaseia
Primary Reference:     Price and Trell 163 for type
Reference2:     Waddington, p. 32
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=37981