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ID:     81000418
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY
City:     Metropolis
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae 19
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 3rd century
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     7.62 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of Apollo right
Reverse Legend:     ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Aphrodite Kastneia standing left, holding dove, leaning on column; to left, Eros standing right, reaching up towards dove
Mint:     Metropolis
Primary Reference:     Rogers 408
Reference2:     SNG Cop 174 var. (position of ethnic)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=139964
Grade:     Fine
Notes:     Very rare.