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ID:     591756
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     CILICIA
City:     Tarsus
Issuer:     Maximinus I
Date Ruled:     A.D. 235-238
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE36
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 235-238
Diameter:     36 mm
Weight:     28.66 g
Obverse Legend:     AVT K Γ IOV OVH MAΞIMEINOC Π Π
Obverse Description:     radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind.
Reverse Legend:     TAPCOV THC MHTPOΠOΛ AMK ΓB
Reverse Description:     Maximus? stg. left holding a transverse scepter in his left hand and a flower in his right. at his feet stands a boar left.
Primary Reference:     SNG Levante -
Reference2:     SNG Levante suppl. -
Reference3:     SNG France -
Reference4:     SNG VA -; BMC Lycaonia, etc
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=16454
Notes:     Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1756 Fine, brown patina with several areas of red. The attribution is still problematic.There are some aspects similar to the Prince of Youth types, and this coin