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ID:     15-096
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Syria, Cyrrhestica
City:     Hieropolis
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     221-235
Metal:     Bronze
Date Struck:     222-235
Diameter:     31.5 mm
Weight:     15.87 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     AYT KAI MAP AVP CEV AΛEXANΔOC CE
Obverse Description:     radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     ΘEAC CYPIAC IEPOΠOΛITΩN
Reverse Description:     Atargatis seated right, between two lions, holding drum
Primary Reference:     Butcher 59
Reference2:     BMC 55 var (laureate)
Reference3:     cf. SNG Cop 62 (J Maesa)
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Source:     http://agoraauctions.com
Grade:     Fine
Notes:     Agora Auction 15: Lot No. 96