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ID:     82048
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     PHRYGIA
City:     Apameia
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Cistophoric tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Diameter:     28.3 mm
Weight:     11.933 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Cista mystica, half-open lid, from which serpent emerges left, all within ivy-wreath
Reverse Description:     Two coiled snakes flanking bow-case ornamented with floral scroll like an apluster, ligate AΠ monogram (Apameia) outer left, control letters ligate HΠ inner left, club right
Mint:     Apameia
Primary Reference:     BMC Phrygia p. 69, 1 ff. var (same)
Reference2:     SNG von Aul 3448 ff. var (control marks)
Reference3:     SNG Cop 147 - 148 var (same)
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=37687
Grade:     Fine