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ID:     83000308
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     BOSPORUS KINGS
Issuer:     Rhoemetalces
Date Ruled:     27-14 BC-AD
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Date Struck:     27 -14 BC-AD
Weight:     3.93 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     BA POIMHTAΛ
Obverse Description:     Diademed head of Rhoemetalkes I right
Reverse Legend:     BYZANTIA / KAIΣAP
Reverse Description:     Bare head of Augustus right
Mint:     Byzantium in Thrace
Primary Reference:     Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion, 1304 (V2/R2)
Reference2:     Youroukova 169
Reference3:     RPC 1775 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=153090
Grade:     gVF
Notes:     (1) Triton XIII, Lot: 308.; (2) Extremely rare, eighth and possibly finest specimen known.