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ID:     162087
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Balbinus
Date Ruled:     AD 238
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Sestertius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 238
Diameter:     29 mm
Weight:     27.30 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP CAES D CAEL BALBINVS AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from front
Reverse Legend:     P M TR P COS II P P / S C
Reverse Description:     Felicitas standing facing, head left, holding caduceus in right hand, sceptre in left
Primary Reference:     RIC 018
Reference2:     Banti 006 (this coin photographed)
Reference3:     BMCRE 032 note
Reference4:     Cohen 019
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=79734
Grade:     Good VF, brown patina with patches of red and green
Notes:     Excellent portrait. Ex Prof. Dr. Prix Collection (Helbing 63, 29 April 1931), lot 1128.