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ID:     44-081
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Cilicia
City:     Mallus
Issuer:     Valerian I
Date Ruled:     253-260
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 31
Date Struck:     253-260
Diameter:     31.3 mm
Weight:     16.38 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP C LIC VALERIANVS PI FE AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate and cuirassed bust right, aegis on cuirass
Reverse Legend:     MALLO COLONIA, SC
Reverse Description:     Amphilochus standing left, holding branch over boar, tripod with coiled serpent to right
Primary Reference:     SNG Levante 1298
Reference2:     SNG BN 1933
Reference3:     SNG vA -
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Source:     http://agoraauctions.com
Grade:     Fine
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 44: Lot No. 81; (2) The city of Mallus was founded by two brothers, Amphilochus and Mopsus, sons of Apollo, after they left Troy following the Trojan War.; (3) Ex Malloy collection