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ID:     37-137
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Syria, Phoenicia
City:     Ace-Ptolemais
Issuer:     Nero
Date Ruled:     54-68
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 25
Date Struck:     54-68
Diameter:     25.2 mm
Weight:     11.09 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP NER CAES AVG COS IIII IMP XIIII P P
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right, lituus before
Reverse Legend:     [DIVOS CLAVD GER FELIX PTOL], COL CCST
Reverse Description:     founder plowing with two oxen to right, four vexilla behind
Primary Reference:     Kadman 95
Reference2:     RPC 4749 var; Rosenberger 46
Reference3:     Rouvier -
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Source:     http://agoraauctions.com
Grade:     VF
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 37: Lot No. 137; (2) None of the standard references list a lituus on the obverse.; (3) From the Kenneth Miller Collection of Ake-Ptolema├»s and Related Biblical Coins