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ID:     79000833
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     Matienus [MAT]
Date Ruled:     179-170 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     As
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 179-170
Weight:     34.21 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Legend:     I
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of bearded Janus; I (mark of value) above
Reverse Legend:     MAT / I
Reverse Description:     Prow of galley right; I (mark of value) to right, MAT monogram above
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 162/3 (citing 30 specimens in Paris)
Reference2:     Sydenham 321a
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=127344
Grade:     VF, dark gray-green patina, deposits on edge, minor roughness and smoothing.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 833 From Collection V.C.