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ID:     722281
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient Africa
Region:     AKSUMITE KINGDOM
Issuer:     Ebana
Date Ruled:     AD Ca 450-500
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     AV 17
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD Ca 450-500
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     1.54 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     +CIN+CL[X]+LCL+CL[C]
Obverse Description:     Crowned and draped bust right, holding branch, framed by grain ears
Reverse Legend:     +LNL+BLC (C retrograde)+[L+CL]+CCB (CCB retrograde)
Reverse Description:     Draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding branch, framed by two grain ears
Primary Reference:     Munro-Hay Type 71
Reference2:     BMC Aksum 304
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=86048
Special Comments:     Good VF, small areas of flat strike, with slightly rusty dies.
Grade:     Good VF, small areas of flat strike, struck with slightly rusty dies.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 2281