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ID:     74000732
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     BITHYNIA
City:     Nicaea
Issuer:     Gallienus
Date Ruled:     AD 253-268
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Octassarion
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 253-268
Weight:     7.01 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     ΠΟΥ ΛΙ EΓ ΓΑΛΛΙHNOC CEB
Obverse Description:     Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     APICTΩ/MEΓI NIKAIEΩN
Reverse Description:     City walls of Nicaea viewed from aerial perspective
Mint:     Nicaea
Primary Reference:     Rec Gen 846 var. (reverse legend)
Reference2:     Weiser 255 var. (same)
Reference3:     SNG Cop -
Reference4:     SNG Von Aulock -, BMC -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=97145
Grade:     Near EF, green patina
Notes:     Sale: Triton X, Lot: 732 Exceptional for issue.