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ID:     77000463
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     PONTUS
City:     Amasia
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     AD 222-235
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 35
Date Struck:     AD 232
Diameter:     35 mm
Weight:     25.72 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     AVT K CEV HPOC ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΠΟC
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     AΔP CEV AΛE A MACIAC METPΠ Ω
Reverse Description:     Altar of Zeus Stratios surmounted by eagle standing right, head left, with wings displayed; above, Helios standing in facing quadriga; tree to left of altar, E T CLD (date) along top of altar
Primary Reference:     RG 104 var. (date)
Reference2:     BMC 39 var. (same)
Reference3:     cf. SNG VA 42/43 (same obv. die/rev. type)
Reference4:     SNG Cop 118
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=114886
Grade:     Near EF, black-green patina with areas of gray-green deposits.
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 463