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ID:     50-075
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Syria, Phoenicia
City:     Ace-Ptolemais
Issuer:     Valerian I
Date Ruled:     253-260
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 25
Date Struck:     253-260
Diameter:     25.3 mm
Weight:     9.84 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     COL PTOL
Reverse Description:     Tyche seated left; behind, a small Victory stands on column and crowns her, caduceus and altar in left field
Primary Reference:     Kadman 232
Reference2:     Rosenberger -
Reference3:     Rouvier -
Reference4:     Sofaer 277 var (river god below)
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Grade:     Fair/Fine
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 50: Lot No. 75; (2) Ex Amphora Coins