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ID:     73000705
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     PONTUS
City:     Amasia
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     AD 222-235
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 34
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 234-235
Diameter:     34 mm
Weight:     27.06 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     AYT K CEYHPOC ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟC
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     ADP CEY ALE AMACIAC MHTN(lig) ΠΡ(lig)Π ΕΤ CΛΔ
Reverse Description:     High altar surmounted by eagle standing right, head left, with wings displayed; above, Sol in facing quadriga, raising hand and holding whip; tree to left of altar; date across fields
Primary Reference:     RG 107
Reference2:     SNG Cop 118 corr. (CY 232 not 230)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=91189
Grade:     Good VF, brown and green patina.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 705 Ex Numismatica Ars Classica H (30 April 1998), lot 2114.