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ID:     721171
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     CARIA
City:     Aphrodisias
Issuer:     Hadrian
Date Ruled:     AD 117-138
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     2 Assaria
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 117-138
Diameter:     28 mm
Weight:     16.31 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     AV KAI TPA ΑΔΡΙANOC CE
Obverse Description:     Laureate and cuirassed bust right, seen from front, slight drapery on left shoulder
Reverse Legend:     ΑΦΡΟΔΕΙCΕΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Cult state of Artemis of Aphrodisias standing facing within tetrastyle shrine with arched central bay; ornate roofline
Primary Reference:     MacDonald, Aphrodisias Type 55 (O120/same obv. die)
Reference2:     SNG Cop -
Reference3:     SNG TÜbingen -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, brown-green patina.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 1171