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ID:     711561
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     SYRIA, SELEUCIS AND PIERIA
City:     Emisa
Issuer:     URANIUS ANTONINUS
Date Ruled:     Usurper, 253-254 AD
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 30
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 253-254
Diameter:     30 mm
Weight:     29.34 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     AVTOK COVΛΠ ANTωNINOC CE
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
Reverse Legend:     EMICΩN KOΛΩΝ, EΞΦ
Reverse Description:     Sacred stone of Emesa, decorated with eagle standing right, head left, with wings displayed, parasol on either side, all within wide intercolumnation of hexastyle temple set on two-tiered base; upturned crescent in pediment, architectural decoration along roofline
Primary Reference:     Baldus 43 (OI/R6
Reference2:     same obv. die)
Reference3:     R. Delbrueck,
Reference4:     SNG Cop -; BMC 24
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76789
Grade:     VF, green find patina with rusty orange overtones, a well-cntered strike on a typically thick flan
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1561 ($2000)From the Douglas O. Rosenberg Collection