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ID:     75000812
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MYSIA
City:     Cyzicus
Issuer:     Marcus Aurelius
Date Ruled:     AD 139-161
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 23
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD As Caesar,139-161
Diameter:     23 mm
Weight:     8.01 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     AVPHLIOC EHPOC KAICAP
Obverse Description:     Bare headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     KVΞΙΚΗΝΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Serpent-entwined torch with grain ears and poppies
Primary Reference:     SNG France 681 var. (no grain ears and poppies)
Reference2:     SNG Cop 109 var. (same)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=103720
Grade:     Good VF, dark green patina with dusty light green and beige overtones
Notes:     Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 812 Rare variety.