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ID:     3900321
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     EGYPT
City:     Alexandria
Issuer:     Faustina II Jr.
Date Ruled:     A.D. 147-176
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Obol
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 157-158
Diameter:     17.2 mm
Weight:     4.21 g
Obverse Legend:     ΦΑΥΧΤΙΝΑ CΣΒΑCΤΗ
Obverse Description:     Head of Faustina Jr. right; ΦΑΥΧΤΙΝΑ CΣΒΑCΤΗ around.
Reverse Legend:     L K / A
Reverse Description:     Basket of grain between torches; L K below and A in right field (L KA for year 21).
Mint:     Alexandria
Primary Reference:     Unpublished
Photograph Credit:     Calgary Coin
Grade:     VF, green patina and some porosity.
Notes:     Rare. Not listed in any major reference. Emmett lists this reverse type for years 12 and 22, but not for year 21.