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ID:     47-056
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Syria, Trachonitis
City:     Gaba
Issuer:     Sabina
Date Ruled:     100-136
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 17
Date Struck:     116-117
Diameter:     16.8 mm
Weight:     4.93 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     CABEINA CEBAC
Obverse Description:     Draped bust right
Reverse Legend:     KΛAY ΓABHNΩN, ZOP
Reverse Description:     Male figure facing, head left, holding scepter and mantle
Primary Reference:     Rosenberger 13
Reference2:     Sofaer 27
Reference3:     SNG ANS -
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Grade:     VF
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 47: Lot No. 56; (2) The city of Gaba was founded by Herod the Great as a settlement for retired cavalrymen.