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ID:     16028
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     BITHYNIA
City:     Nicaea
Issuer:     Gordian III
Date Ruled:     29 July 238 - 25 February 244 A.D.
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae 17
Date Struck:     A.D. 238 - 244
Diameter:     19.1 mm
Weight:     2.477 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     M ANT
Obverse Description:     Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, countermark turreted head of Tyche right on neck
CM 1 Reference:      Howgego does not list Tyche for Nicaea
Reverse Legend:     NIKAI/E
Reverse Description:     Two legionary eagles between two standards
Mint:     Nicaea
Primary Reference:     SNG Cop 526
Reference2:     SRCV 3671
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS