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ID:     21846
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     LYDIA
City:     Sardes
Issuer:     Vespasian
Date Ruled:     1 July 69 - 24 June 79 A.D.
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae 27
Date Struck:     A.D. 69 - 79
Diameter:     27.6 mm
Weight:     13.6 g
Die Axis:     7.5 h
Obverse Legend:     AVTOK KAIC OYECΠACIAN[...]
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right
Reverse Legend:     ΣΠΙ Τ ΦΛ EICIΓONOY CAP∆ΙΑΝΩN
Reverse Description:     Hades abducting Persephone in quadriga galloping right to the Underworld
Mint:     Sardes
Primary Reference:     RPC 1311
Reference2:     SNG Cop 525
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=20889