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ID:     16620
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     SYRIA, PHOENICIA
City:     Tyre
Issuer:     Volusian
Date Ruled:     c. November 251 - July or August 253 A.D.
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae 26
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     A.D. c. November 251 - July or August 253
Diameter:     26.6 mm
Weight:     14.459 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP C G VIB VOLUSIANVS AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate bust right with paludamentum and cuirass
Reverse Legend:     COL T V RO ME TRO / ∆Ι ∆ΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Dido standing left holding sceptre and cubit rule; mason working left, man digging with a pick below, ∆Ι ∆ΩΝ in exergue
Mint:     Tyre
Primary Reference:     BMC p. 286, 447
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=15448