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ID:     157071
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     BITHYNIA
City:     Prusa ad Olympum
Issuer:     Caracalla
Date Ruled:     AD 198-217
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE27
Date Struck:     AD 198-217
Diameter:     27 mm
Weight:     8.72 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     AVT•K•M•AVP•AN-TWNINOC CEB A
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right
Reverse Legend:     ΠΡΟYCΑΕΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Ajax the Greater falling left on sword before rock outcropping; shield at side
Primary Reference:     Rec Gen 102 var (not draped)
Reference2:     BMC Bithynia 21-22
Reference3:     SNG VA 873
Reference4:     SNG Cop -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=66949
Grade:     Near EF, dark olive patina
Notes:     Unusual mythological type.