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ID:     76001052
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     PONTUS
City:     Amasia
Issuer:     Gaius (Caligula)
Date Ruled:     AD 37-41
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 20
Struck / Cast:     struck
Obverse Legend:     ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right
Reverse Legend:     ΑΜΑΣΕΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Veiled head of Tyche right, wearing mural crown; to left, uncertain object (lituus?); date in legend
Primary Reference:     RPC I 3571/3 (this coin)
Reference2:     RG 6 (same rev. die)
Reference3:     SNG Fitzwilliam 4031
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=108727
Notes:     Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 1052 Rare. From the J.S. Wagner Collection. Attribution to caligula is uncertain per RPC.