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ID:     23191
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MESOPOTAMIA
City:     Rhesaena
Issuer:     Trajan Decius
Date Ruled:     July 249 - June or July 251 A.D.
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae 26
Diameter:     25.1 mm
Weight:     13.41 g
Obverse Legend:     ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΓΑΙ ΜΣΧ ΚΥ ΤΡΑ ∆ΣΚΙΟC CΣΒ
Obverse Description:     Radiate bust left, wearing paludamentum and cuirass
Reverse Legend:     CΣΠ ΚΟΛ ΡHCAINHCIWN LIIIP
Reverse Description:     Founder ploughing right with yoke of cattle, eagle above standing on palm, wings spread, wreath in beak, river god swimming in exergue
Mint:     Rhesaena
Primary Reference:     BMC 15
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=22500