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ID:     21826
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     PONTUS
City:     Amasia
Issuer:     Geta
Date Ruled:     209 - c. 26 December 211 A.D.
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae 30
Date Struck:     A.D. as Caesar, 206 - 207
Diameter:     31.6 mm
Weight:     13.808 g
Obverse Legend:     Π CEΠΤΙ ΓΣΤΑC KECAP CEB
Obverse Description:     Bare, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
Reverse Legend:     A∆PCEYANT AMACIMHNE TP Π O / ET CH
Reverse Description:     Altar of Zeus Stratios, facing quadriga atop eagle above, tree to left, date ET CH in exergue (year 208)
Mint:     Amasia
Primary Reference:     BMC 37 var (date placement)
Reference2:     SGCV 2809 var (same coin)
Reference3:     Lindgren -
Reference4:     SNG VA -, SNG Cop -, SNG Righetti -
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=20869