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ID:     77000543
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     SYRTICA
City:     Leptis Magna
Issuer:     Augustus
Date Ruled:     27 - 14 BC-AD
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     As
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     27 - 14 BC-AD
Weight:     7.18 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Description:     Bare head right
Reverse Legend:     LPQY
Reverse Description:     LPQY in neo-Punic in exergue, capricorn to left, holding globe; filleted cornucopia over right shoulder
Primary Reference:     RPC I 845.5 (this coin)
Reference2:     MAA 15
Reference3:     MÜller, Afrique 17
Reference4:     SNG Cop 15
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=114966
Grade:     VF, dark green patina with area of brown on reverse
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 543 Extremely rare. From the Patrick Villemur Collection. Ex KÖlner MÜnzkabinett 48 (10 April 1989), lot 134; Kricheldorf XXXIV (24 January 1980), lot 294; Kress 170 (8 November 1977), lot 702.