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ID:     77000551
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     SYRTICA
City:     Sabratha
Issuer:     Augustus
Date Ruled:     AD 27 - 14
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Dupondius
Weight:     18.92 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Description:     Bare head of Augustus; to left, C above lituus; to right, praefericulum; all within laurel wreath
Reverse Legend:     WY’T [S’VQ ThThE
Reverse Description:     WY’T in neo-Punic above, [S’VQ ThThE below], helmeted and draped bust of Athena right vis-À-vis laureate bust of Apollo, with quiver over shoulder and cithara at point of bust, left
Primary Reference:     RPC I 826.4 (this coin illustrated)
Reference2:     MAA 24
Reference3:     MÜller, Afrique 38 var. (no C on obv.)
Reference4:     SNG Cop -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Near VF, black and brown surfaces, small hairline flan cracks, adjustment marks
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 551 Unique. From the Patrick Villemur Collection.