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ID:     PRV-268
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MACEDONIA
City:     Thessalonica
Issuer:     Augustus
Date Ruled:     27 B.C. - A.D. 14
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae19
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 4 - 14
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     4.34 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     ΘEΣΣAΛONIKEΩN
Obverse Description:     laureate bust of Augustus facing right
Reverse Legend:     TIBERIOV KAIΣAP
Reverse Description:     bare head of Tiberius facing right
Primary Reference:     RPC 1565
Reference2:     Touratsoglou 186 (V57/R166)
Reference3:     Varbanov 4178 variant
Special Comments:     Varbanov lists this coin as being issud by Tiberius. As the obverse legend on this coin is more commonly considered the reverse legend on other coins of Thessalonika, this may be correct.
Notes:     Reverse legend appears to contain an engraver's error