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ID:     79000395
Type:     Greek
Region:     PISIDIA
City:     Comana
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Hemidrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 1st century
Weight:     1.95 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head of Artemis right; K behind
Reverse Legend:     ΚΟΜΑ−ΜΣΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Long torch
Mint:     Comana
Primary Reference:     VA, KM VI, 1 (same dies) otherwise unpublished
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     Extremely rare, apparently the second known. This coin is from the only known silver coinage of Komama, of which only the von Aulock specimen is published (but not in his sylloge). Along with this issue of silver, an extensive series of bronze was struck during the 1st century BC, before the city came under Roman control.