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ID:     77000545
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     SYRTICA
City:     Leptis Magna
Issuer:     Divus Augustus under Tiberius,
Date Ruled:     AD 14-37
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Sestertius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 14-37
Diameter:     38 mm
Weight:     29.34 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Legend:     DIVOS AVGV [STVS]
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right; eight-rayed star above
Reverse Legend:     LPQY
Reverse Description:     LPQY in neo-Punic across field, Dionysus-Shadrapha standing left, holding cantharus in extended right hand and thyrsus over left shoulder; at feet behind, panther standing left, head right, with left forepaw raised
Primary Reference:     RPC I 848
Reference2:     MAA 17
Reference3:     M√úller, Afrique 21
Reference4:     SNG Cop 17
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, black-green patina with traces of earthen overpatina, light adjustment marks on reverse.
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 545 From the Patrick Villemur Collection.