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ID:     77000540
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     CYRENAICA
City:     Cyrene
Issuer:     L. Lollius
Date Ruled:     37-34 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Unit
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     37-34 BC
Diameter:     28 mm
Weight:     12.43 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of Apollo right, bow [and quiver] over shoulder; B at chin
Reverse Legend:     ΛΟΛ/Λ Ι/Ο Υ
Reverse Description:     Dromedary standing right on ground line; Γ below belly.
Primary Reference:     RPC I 912 (same obv. die as illustration)
Reference2:     MÜller, Afrique 391-4 var. (rev. control marks)
Reference3:     BMC 21
Reference4:     SNG Cop 1308 var. (same)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, brown and olive patina
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 540 An extremely rare control mark and finer than the published specimens of this type. From the Patrick Villemur Collection. Ex MÜnzen und Medaillen Deutschland 2 (27 March 1998), lot 256.