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ID:     DECIUS_1
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     CILICIA
City:     Tarsus
Issuer:     Trajan Decius
Date Ruled:     AD 249-251
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 34
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 249-251
Diameter:     34 mm
Weight:     16.76 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse die reference:     SNG France 1757
Reverse die reference:     SNG France 1757
Obverse Legend:     AY KAI Γ MEC KYIN DEKIOC TΡAIANOC Π Π
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     TAPCOY MHTPOΠΟΛΕΩC ΓB AMK
Reverse Description:     Perseus standing left, holding statue of Apollo Lykeios, harpa and head of Medusa
Primary Reference:     SNG France 1757
Reference2:     SNG Levante 1177
Photograph Credit:     Kurt Ellenberger