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ID:     39-104
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Syria, Phoenicia
City:     Ace-Ptolemais
Issuer:     Elagabalus
Date Ruled:     218-222
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 27
Date Struck:     218-222
Diameter:     27.4 mm
Weight:     14.05 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     [IM CAES ANTONINVS AVG]
Obverse Description:     radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     [COL PTO]
Reverse Description:     portable shrine with male diety standing within; all within a dotted circle with rays. Between the rays, the twelve signs of the zodiac
Primary Reference:     Kadman 165
Reference2:     Rosenberger 70
Reference3:     Rouvier 1035
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Grade:     aF
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 39: Lot No. 104; (2) Kadman refers to the central deity as "Artemis huntress"; (3) From the Kenneth Miller Collection of Ake-Ptolema├»s and Related Biblical Coins