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ID:     79000630
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     CILICIA
City:     Tarsus
Issuer:     Volusian
Date Ruled:     AD 251-253
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE26
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 251-253
Diameter:     26 mm
Weight:     12.29 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     AV KE Γ OVI AΦE ΓAΛ OVOΛOCTIANOC
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     TAPCOV MHTPOΠΛOEΩC AMK ΓB
Reverse Description:     Kilikarch crown decorated with eight Imperial heads;
Primary Reference:     cf. SNG France 1484-5
Reference2:     cf. SNG Levante Suppl. 268 (both refs. for rev.)
Reference3:     cf. SNG Levante 1178 (for obv.)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=127141
Grade:     VF, green and brown patina
Notes:     Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 630 Rare reverse type.