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ID:     861993
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     SYRIA, DECAPOLIS
City:     Bostra
Issuer:     Trajan
Date Ruled:     AD 98-117
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 114-116
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     3.40 g
Die Axis:     8 h
Obverse Legend:     AYTOKP KAIC NEP TRAIANΩ APRICTΩ CEB ΓEPM ΔAK
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     ΔHMAPX EΞ HYPATOς
Reverse Description:     camel left
Primary Reference:     W.E. Metcalf, “The Tell Kalak Hoard and Trajan’s Arabian Mint,” ANSMN 20, 19 var. (capital Ω’s in obv. legend)
Reference2:     SNG ANS 1158 var. (bust seen from behind)
Reference3:     Sydenham, Caesarea 205 cf. (view of bust not specified)
Reference4:     SNG VA 6408 var. (bust seen from behind)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=157568
Grade:     Good VF.