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ID:     100003
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Thrace
City:     Serdica
Issuer:     Gallienus
Date Ruled:     AD 253-268
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 27
Struck / Cast:     struck
Diameter:     27 mm
Weight:     15.93 g
Die Axis:     0.2 h
Obverse Legend:     AVT_K ΓAΛ_ΛHNOC
Obverse Description:     Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield
Reverse Legend:     [OYΛΠIAC] CEPΔIKHC
Reverse Description:     Dionysos standing facing, head left, pouring wine from kantharos and holding thyrsos; at feet to left, panther seated left, head turned back to catch drops of wine
Primary Reference:     Hristova & Jekov 12.46.8.2
Reference2:     cf. Ruzicka 478 (bust)
Reference3:     Varbanov 2621 corr
Reference4:     Moushmov 508
Photograph Credit:     Triskeles Auctions
Source:     www.triskeles-auctions.com
Date Sold:     4/4/2013
Grade:     VF
Notes:     Triskeles Auctions Action 1: Lot No. 57