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ID:     31-078
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Ionia
City:     Lebedus (Ptolemais)
Issuer:     Tiberius
Date Ruled:     14-37
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 20
Date Struck:     14-37
Diameter:     19.5 mm
Weight:     3.92 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Legend:     CEBACTOC
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right
Reverse Legend:     ΔIONHCOΔWPOY ΛE
Reverse Description:     bust of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet
Primary Reference:     RPC 2521
Reference2:     Waddington 1706
Reference3:     SNG Von Aulock -
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Grade:     Fine
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 31: Lot No. 78; (2) RPC reassigns this coin from Augustus to Tiberius. Per the Malloy ticket: This extremely rare Greek Imperial city is known for less than 20 Greek Imperials published and this coin is only the second coin of Augustus known.; (3) Ex Malloy collection