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ID:     42-109
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Syria, Decapolis
City:     Caesarea Maritima
Issuer:     Volusian
Date Ruled:     251-253
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 24
Date Struck:     251-253
Diameter:     24.2 mm
Weight:     10.78 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP C C VOLVSSIANVS PF AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     COL P F AVG FC CAES MET / S PAL
Reverse Description:     Dionysus, reclining on lion advancing right, raising hand and holding thyrsus
Primary Reference:     Kadman 224
Reference2:     Rosenberger 185; SNG ANS 856
Reference3:     Sofaer 173
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Source:     http://agoraauctions.com
Grade:     Fine
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 42: Lot No. 109; (2) Ex Amphora Coins