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ID:     591750
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     CILICIA
City:     Seleuceia ad Calycadnum
Issuer:     Gordian III
Date Ruled:     AD 238-244
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 31
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 238-244
Diameter:     31 mm
Weight:     13.32 g
Obverse Legend:     ANTΩNIOC ΓOPΔIANOC CEBATOC (sic)
Obverse Description:     Radiate and draped bust right; c
CM 1 Description:      Δ. within circular stamp
CM 1 Reference:      Howgego 670
Reverse Legend:     CEΛEVK-EN (sic) TΩ ΠPOC, KAΛV/KA
Reverse Description:     Athena advancing right, holding her aegis with her extended left arm and preparing to hurl a thunderbolt at a serpent-legged giant who is kneeling and throwing stones at her.
Primary Reference:     SNG Levante 764 (same dies)
Reference2:     cf. SNG France 999ff (shield instead of aegis)
Reference3:     SNG VA 5842 var. (shield instead of aegis
Reference4:     same obverse die); Cornell 115 (this coin)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, dark brown patina with touches of brown
Notes:     Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1750 ($400) From the David Simpson Collection