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ID:     23247
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     BITHYNIA
City:     Nicaea
Issuer:     Philip II
Date Ruled:     July or August 247 - late 249 A.D.
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae 27
Diameter:     26.7 mm
Weight:     11.451 g
Obverse Legend:     M IOVΛIOC ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC K
Obverse Description:     Bare-headed cuirassed bust right
CM 1 Description:      H in circular punch, 6 mmThe punch was split in half prior to the application of the countermark on this coin, forming a semi- circular or crescent shaped punch.
CM 1 Reference:      Howgego 821ii
Reverse Legend:     ΝΙΚΑΙΣΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Zeus seated left on throne, staff in left hand and patera in right
Mint:     Nikaea
Primary Reference:     Rec Gen 735
Reference2:     BMC -
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS