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ID:     79000836
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     Aelius Paetus [PAE]
Date Ruled:     138 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     As
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 169-158
Weight:     25.66 g
Die Axis:     2 h
Obverse Legend:     I
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of bearded Janus; I (mark of value) above
Reverse Legend:     [I] / PAE(?)
Reverse Description:     Prow of galley right; [I (mark of value) to right], PAE(?) monogram above
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 176/1 (citing 13 specimens in Paris)
Reference2:     Syd 358
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, green patina, porous surfaces, traces of deposits.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 836 From Collection V.C.Crawford suggests that the probable solution of the monogram is Paetus.