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ID:     81000803
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     CYPRUS
City:     Uncertain Cypriot Mint
Issuer:     Augustus
Date Ruled:     27 - 14 BC-AD
Metal:     Bronze
Struck / Cast:     struck
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     2.47 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Capricorn to right; above, six-rayed star
Reverse Description:     Scorpion; above, six-rayed star
Primary Reference:     Amandry, Julio-Claudien I, Group 6
Reference2:     RPC 3916 and Suppl. 3916 note (Cyprus)
Reference3:     Parks 7
Reference4:     BMC 4 (Commagene)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=140349
Grade:     VF, black-green patina with traces of earthen overtones.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 803 Ex Forestier (8 June 2007), lot 51; MÜnzen und Medaillen GmbH 17 (4 October 2005), lot 987; Maurice Laffaille Collection (MÜnzen und Medaillen AG 76, 19 September 1991), lot 546.