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ID:     31
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Samaria
City:     Neapolis
Issuer:     Faustina II Jr.
Date Ruled:     AD 147-176
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 25 sestertius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 159-160
Diameter:     25 mm
Weight:     8.73 g
Obverse Legend:     ΦΑΥ[CΤΕΙΝΑ CΕΒ] ΕΥ[CΕ , CΕΒ ΘΥΓΑ]
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed and draped bust right
Reverse Legend:     ΦΛ [ΝΕΑC ΠΟΛΕWC] CΥΡ[ΙΑΣ ΠΑΛΕΣΤΙ] -
Reverse Description:     Tyche with rudder and cornucopiae standing front, head left
Primary Reference:     SNG ANS 973-975
Reference2:     Lindgren I A2431B
Photograph Credit:     Divus Numismatik
Source:     http://www.vcoins.com/ancient/divusnumismatik/store/dynamicIndex.asp
Grade:     VF/F-VF