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ID:     3900327
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     ARCADIA
City:     Caphya
Issuer:     Julia Domna
Date Ruled:     A.D. 193-217
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 21
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 193-217
Diameter:     20.7 mm
Weight:     3.95 g
Obverse Legend:     ΙΟV ΛΙΑ ΔΟΜΝΑ ΧΣΒ
Obverse Description:     Head of Julia Domna right; ΙΟV ΛΙΑ ΔΟΜΝΑ ΧΣΒ around.
Reverse Legend:     ΚΑΦΥΑΙΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Posidon standing left, holding a rudder and dolphin; ΚΑΦΥΑΙΩΝ around.
Mint:     Caphya
Primary Reference:     Imhoof-Gardner 100, 1 und Tf. T / XIII
Photograph Credit:     Calgary Coin
Source:     http://calgarycoin.com
Grade:     aVF, reddish brown patina.
Notes:     The circular mark visible on the reverse was on the flan prior to striking, and may be left by some type of flan preparation technique, as similar marks are seen on other coins from this city.