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ID:     73000716
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     IONIA, ISLANDS OF
City:     Chios
Issuer:     Autonomous issue
Date Ruled:     1st-mid 2nd century AD
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Obol
Diameter:     31 mm
Weight:     12.59 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Description:     Sphinx crouching right, left forepaw raised; at feet, prow of galley right
Reverse Legend:     OBO-ΛΟC
Reverse Description:     Chian amphora all within wreath
Primary Reference:     Mavrogordato 104a
Reference2:     cf. SNG Cop 1641
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=91200
Grade:     VF, green patina.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 716