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ID:     39-085
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Lydia
City:     Nysa
Issuer:     Valerian I
Date Ruled:     253-260
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 27
Date Struck:     253-260
Diameter:     27 mm
Weight:     8.88 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     AYT K ΠO ΛIKIN BAΛEPIANOC (sic)
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; c/m: B in round incuse punch
Reverse Legend:     EΠI AIΛΠPOKΛOY NYCAEΩN around ΘEO-ΓAM-IA
Reverse Description:     legend in three lines within wreath
Primary Reference:     BMC 72
Reference2:     SNG Cop 330 var (rev. legend)
Reference3:     c/m: Howgego 763
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Grade:     Fine
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 39: Lot No. 85; (2) Ex George Spradling collection