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ID:     C0687
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     IONIA
City:     Ephesus
Issuer:     Augustus
Date Ruled:     27 -14 BC-AD
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Cistophoric Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     24-20 BC
Diameter:     25.5 mm
Weight:     11.89 g
Obverse Legend:     IMP . CAE-SAR
Obverse Description:     Bare head right
Reverse Legend:     AVGVSTVS
Reverse Description:     Capricorn right, head reverted, holding large cornucopiae, all within laurel wreath
Mint:     Ephesus
Primary Reference:     RIC 480
Reference2:     RSC 016
Reference3:     BMC 696
Reference4:     CBN I, 916; RPC I, 2213
Photograph Credit:     Beast Coins
Source:     http://www.vcoins.com/ancient/beastcoins/
Grade:     EF
Notes:     Ex Mark Drazak Collection; Ex William Joy Collection; Ex Lempertz, Lot 960, February 23, 1939 Grade: EF with nice cabinet toning. Sutherland "The Cistophori of Augustus " plate coin.