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ID:     PRV-467
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Lydia
City:     Sardes
Issuer:     Tiberius
Date Ruled:     14 - 37 CE
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae27
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     28 - 29 CE
Diameter:     27 mm
Weight:     12.09 g
Obverse Legend:     ∆ΠΟΥΣΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΕΣ ΝΕΟΙ ΘΕΟΙ ΦΙΛΑ∆ΕΛΦΟΙ
Obverse Description:     Drusus and Germanicus, togate, seated left on curule chairs, one holding lituus
Reverse Legend:     ΓΑΙΩ ΑΣΙΝΝΙΩ ΠΟΛΛΙΩΝΙ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΩ
Reverse Description:     wreath enclosing ΚΟΙΝΟΥ ΑΣΙΑΣ
Mint:     Sardes
Primary Reference:     RPC I 2995
Reference2:     SNG Copenhagen 518
Reference3:     BMC Lydia 106
Reference4:     SNG Turkey 5 471
Notes:     This coin was originally struck with the reverse legend ΕΠΙ ΑΡΞΙΕΡΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝ∆ΡΟΥ ΚΛΕΩΝΟΣ ΣΑΡ∆ΙΑΝΟΥ but using an elaborate set of ring-shaped countermark dies the obverse and reverse legends were restruck, the reverse indicating the new magistrate.