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ID:     81000781
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     LYDIA
City:     Hypaepa
Issuer:     Pseudo-autonomous issue
Date Ruled:     Time of Hadrian, AD 117-138
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 17
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 117-138
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     2.77 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Reverse die reference:     BMC 1
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of young Heracles right, lion skin tied at neck
Reverse Legend:     YΠ ΑΘΗΝΟΔΩΡΟΥ ΥΠΑΙΠΗΝΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Club and bow in bowcase
Primary Reference:     BMC 1 (same rev. die)
Reference2:     SNG MÜnchen -
Reference3:     SNG Hunterian -
Reference4:     SNG VA -;
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=140327
Grade:     Good VF, green patina with earthen overtones, minor adjustment marks
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 781 Obverse struck with die of exceptionally fine style and better than the BM specimen From the D. Alighieri Collection.