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ID:     PRV-283
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MACEDONIA
City:     Thessalonica
Issuer:     Augustus
Date Ruled:     27 B.C. - A.D. 14
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae20
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 4 - 14
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     9.65 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse die reference:     Touratsoglou, Münzstätte Emission XI, V63
Reverse die reference:     unlisted reverse die
Obverse Legend:     ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΩΝ
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of Augustus right
Reverse Legend:     ΤΙΒΕΡΙΟV ΚΑΙΣΑΡ
Reverse Description:     Bare head of Tiberius as Caesar right
Primary Reference:     RPC 1565
Reference2:     Varbanov 4178
Reference3:     SNG Copenhagen 400
Special Comments:     Varbanov lists this coin as being issud by Tiberius. As the obverse legend on this coin is more commonly considered the reverse legend on other coins of Thessalonika, this may be correct.