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ID:     81000854
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     SAMARIA
City:     Neapolis
Issuer:     Philip I
Date Ruled:     AD 244-249
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 28 Sestertius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 244 - 249
Diameter:     28 mm
Weight:     23.48 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP C M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG
Obverse Description:     Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     COL NEAP
Reverse Description:     Cybele seated left on throne, holding tympanum or xoanan, and scepter; at feet, recumbent lion left on either side; Mt
Mint:     Neapolois
Primary Reference:     SNG ANS 1013 (same obv. die)
Reference2:     Rosenberger -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, brown patina, light earthen deposits
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 854 Very rare and heavier than the ANS specimen.