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ID:     591749
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     CILICIA
City:     Lyrbe
Issuer:     Gordian III
Date Ruled:     AD 238-244
Metal:     Bronze
Date Struck:     AD 238-244
Weight:     16.52 g
Obverse Legend:     AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CE
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     LVP-BEITWN
Reverse Description:     Holy tree over decorated baetyl placed between two railings
Primary Reference:     SNG VA 5697 = Kraft pl. 109, 24 (this coin)
Reference2:     SNG Levante 268 (same dies)
Reference3:     SNG France -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, dark brown patina, porous
Notes:     Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1749 ($750) From the David Simpson Collection