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ID:     PRV-299
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MESOPOTAMIA
City:     Rhesaena
Issuer:     Trajan Decius
Date Ruled:     AD 249 - 251
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae27
Struck / Cast:     struck
Diameter:     27 mm
Weight:     14 g
Die Axis:     7.5 h
Obverse Legend:     ΑVΤ ΚAI ΓAI MEC KV TPA DEKIOC CEB
Obverse Description:     Radiate and cuirassed bust left
Reverse Legend:     CΕΠ PHCAINHCIWN III P
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing left, holding wreath in beak, within temple shown in 3/4 view; below, half-length river-gd swimming left between two palms
Primary Reference:     Castelin, Rhesaena 73
Reference2:     BMC Arabia p.128, 19
Grade:     Near VF, dark grayish-green patina with earthen deposits