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ID:     39-097
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Syria, Decapolis
City:     Philippopolis
Issuer:     Philip I
Date Ruled:     244-249
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Assarion
Date Struck:     247-249
Diameter:     18.4 mm
Weight:     3.76 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     AVTOK K M IOVΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB
Obverse Description:     Laureate bust right, slight drapery on far shoulder
Reverse Legend:     S - C
Reverse Description:     Helmeted head of Roma right within wreath
Primary Reference:     Lindgren III 1554
Reference2:     INJ 9, 5
Reference3:     Spjikerman -
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Source:     http://agoraauctions.com
Grade:     Fine
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 39: Lot No. 97; (2) Ex George Spradling collection